About Kate

Kate Honey (1991) is a composer based in Amsterdam. She studied music at the University of Cambridge, where she graduated in 2013 with a First in Free Composition and the Arthur Bliss Prize for Composition. Since then she has received composition scholarships and commission funding from the Finzi Trust, the Arts Council of Ireland, the Hinrichsen Foundation and PRSF Women Make Music.

Her work has been performed at the Southbank Centre, London, the National Concert Hall of Ireland and St Johns Smith Square and she has been commissioned by Rolf Hind, Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Tom Poster and the Britten Sinfonia. Kate is very interested in sustainability and climate change. Her compositions reflect her love of the natural world and frequently contain political themes. She is currently studying for a Masters in Classical Composition at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.