Composer Kate Moody has produced five CDs of her work, ranging from
solo piano to symphonic pieces. Her music is inspired by nature and by her
studies of spiritual philosophy - "Being attentive to the field of
awareness," (Amit Goswani). Her orchestral album "The Seeker," won Best
Instrumental Album at the 2004 Just Plain Folks Music Awards.
Kate studied piano at Sonoma State University with Marilyn Thompson
and composition at New England Conservatory with Robert Ceely and Pozzi
Escot. Kate continues to be actively involved in music education, teaching
piano and composition. Kate's students get the full benefits of a
traditional music education, plus a thorough and extensive immersion in the
language of music through creating music and performing their creations. She
also leads Write Your Own Music! workshops for music teachers, students,
civic groups, prisoners, etc. Her instructional book, Playing & Composing
Around the Circle of Fifths, is available at katemusic.com.
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