CATHERINE K. BROWN is a voice teacher and performer based in Chester County, Pennsylvania. As a teacher, she is passionate about the human voice and enjoys helping her students explore ways to express themselves more fully. Catherine holds a B.A. in music and German from St. Olaf College.  She has completed extensive coursework in vocal pedagogy and child and adolescent voice.

As a private singing instructor, Catherine works with students of all ages and abilities. She particularly enjoys working with children and teens, and her young students have performed:

Catherine maintains a thriving home studio and offers private voice lessons during the school year at Bishop Shanahan High School in Downingtown, PA. She has taught popular courses in singing and the speaking voice at Chester County Night School.  

Deeply committed to professional development, Catherine is a member of the National Association of Teachers of SingingMusic Teachers National Association, the New York Singing Teachers' Association, and the Voice FoundationShe has attended vocal pedagogy seminars at Penn State University (Bel Canto - Can Belto), Eastman School of Music (Summer Institute on Vocal Pedagogy and Performance), Westminster Choir College (Seminar on Children's Voices), and the Voice Foundation (the annual Voice Symposium). 

Catherine has appeared in opera and musical theater productions at the Academy of Vocal ArtsBarley Sheaf PlayersConcert Operetta TheaterDramateurs at the BarnForge TheatreGilbert and Sullivan Society of Chester CountyRowan University Opera, and the Savoy Company. She has performed the role of Lillian Galletta in Peter Boyer's Ellis Island: The Dream of America with the Chester County Pops Orchestra.

Since 2011, she has worked as a television background actor in New York City (ABC's Pan Am and NBC's 30 Rock) and Philadelphia (NBC's Do No Harm). She continues her own training through private study of singing, acting, and dance.

Before opening her voice studio in 2009, Catherine worked in public relations for seven years, holding positions at the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Academy of Vocal Arts, and Inglis FoundationShe also taught English and music in Germany on a Fulbright grant