Kate Moran is a versatile musician who is equally at home with classical and folk music.

Whilst training at Birmingham Conservatoire and Royal Northern College of Music she spent her weekends playing fiddle in barn dance bands in Northamptonshire!

Kate currently plays violin and viola with Boldwood, who specialise in bringing to life rarely-heard tunes from 18th century English dance collections and leads Mouse’s Nest ceilidh band and can often be found guesting with bands both on stage and in the recording studio.

Kate is also in demand as a teacher and is the conductor of Manchester Youth String Orchestra.

In Piva, Kate plays violin and recorder