Ms Catherine Groom

Director of Music

Cat is a musical director, a player of medieval, Gothic, triple, lever and electro harps and of recorders, a singer and a writer on music.

She has worked for the Royal Shakespeare Company (including on their West End run of their adaptations of Hilary Mantel’s acclaimed novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies); in seasons for Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre; for various BBC and independent television channels; extensively within the liturgical musical world and in opera pits across the UK and further afield in a great many operas by composers from Cavalli, Monteverdi to Handel to Britten and beyond.

Her writing on music has been commissioned by many print publications and record labels.

Cat read Music at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford and trained as a performer at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and at the Royal Academy of Music.