Described by the Guardian as a 'fine singer' and fROOTs Magazine as an 'eye and ear opener', Katie Rose is an innovative musical entrepreneur.
Committed to providing uplifting experiences of sound, Katie works with groups and individuals helping them to sing and express themselves freely.
With 14 years experience in holistic therapeutic practice including work with children and adults with SEN, Katie offers one to one sessions in Vocal Coaching, Sound Therapy and Singing/ Songwriting.
A caring and creative facilitator, Katie is passionate about making music accessible to excluded and minority groups and has facilitated sessions for Croydon Intercultural Singing projects (CRISP) for young people with SEN at Cotelands PRU and Forest Schools.
Community Choir direction includes sessions for Raise the Roof Choir at the Horniman Museum, Croydon & South Norwood Community Choirs and Forest Hill Singing Group. A great believer in the power of music to positively impact social issues, Katie has organised large scale choral events for Sing for Water.
Keen to support teachers, presenters and therapists to use sound and voice effectively in their work, Katie leads training sessions and delivers a Sound Healing Module at the Holistic Healing College.
Katie has released three albums of music which interweave original material with music from global traditions. Her latest album Empty Cup (2013) based on English traditional music follows an EP (fol-de-rose 2010) and contributions to Ghosts from the Basement (Rif Mountain 2010) and Weirdlore (Folk Police 2012) Two previous albums are dedicated to ecological issues (Shiva's Rain (2011) The Singing Tree (2009)
Composition includes 'Love and Compassion' for Road to Peace, a film about the Dalai Lama. She has performed with artists including Barefoot Doctor, Basement Jaxx, Tim Wheater and Stewart Pearce at venues such as Union Chapel.
For more info please visit www.therosewindow.org