About Kate Honey
Kate Honey (b. 1991) is a composer based in Amsterdam. She graduated from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in 2018 with a Masters in Classical Composition. She previously studied at the University of Cambridge, where she graduated in 2013 with a First in Free Composition and the Arthur Bliss Prize for Composition. She has been commissioned by the Nieuw Ensemble for works performed in the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ and Korzo in The Hague (Anthropocene). Her work has also been performed in the Southbank Centre, the National Concert Hall of Ireland and St John’s Smith Square by the Britten Sinfonia, Rolf Hind, and the Hermes Experiment. In 2017 her music was recently the subject of a feature article by Guido van Oorschot in the Volkskrant.
Kate also directs and composes music for the Amsterdam-based Beautiful Trouble Choir and Shell Out Sounds ensemble.