From an early age Katie wanted to be a traditional musician.
She has supported well-known Scottish band Capercaillie and performed at the Festival de Cornouaille in Brittany, Falun Folk Festival in Sweden and the Edinburgh Fiddle Festival. In 2005 she performed at Celtfest in Cork as part of the European City of Culture Celebrations.
Katie is studying Scottish music at the RSAMD, Glasgow.
How the Award Helped
The Dewar Arts Award enabled Katie to buy her a professional-standard clàrsach.