' Unique and Colourful Music Education'​
The Painted Piano ​
Music Studio -- Sooke, B.C.​

© Kathy Russell 2023
Kathy has had the opportunity to collaborate with some of British Columbia's finest young talent.
​She is well-versed in instrumental repertoire, though is known primarily for her work with vocalists. She has performed extensively in Western Canada, including work with prize-winning artists at the
​national and ​provincial music festival level.
​Kathy is available to collaborate on repertoire for
​concerts, auditions, exams, and competitions.

Kathy has discovered a great love for ​choral music.
​In the past two decades on Vancouver Island she has Accompanied for choral groups including: 
​Victoria's District 61 Youth Honour Choir,
​The Arion Male Voice Choir, The Crystal Singers,
​The UVIC Lieder Singers, ​The Camosun Choristers,
​The Ekoos ensemble, ​The Sooke Community Choir, ​
​The Sooke Philharmonic Chorus, ​and more. She is the current Accompanist for The Avalon Singers and
​The Greater Victoria Police Chorus.

​​Some choral performances of note:
​ * work with famed ​Canadian rocker ​Bill Henderson
​(of ‘Chilliwack’) at ​Uvic’s Farquar Auditorium
* ​Performances for Premier John Horgan and 
​former Premier Gordon Campbell
* Canada Day 2018 - Main Stage at B.C. Legislature
* Government House performances for Honorary Guests​
* ​​The ​International Choral Competition
'​Kathaumixw' in Powell River, B.C.

In May of 2015, the BC Choral Federation awarded Kathy 
​the 'Joyce ​O. Maguire Award' for outstanding long term service as a choral accompanist.