Director of the St. Francis Choir
Kate is from Green Bay Wisconsin and a devoted Packer fan. She has a Bachelor of Music degree from Lawrence University in Appleton Wisconsin and a Master of Arts degree from Eastern Michigan University. She taught middle school and elementary vocal music in the Bloomfield Hills School district for twenty-eight years. Kate has been on staff at Christ Church Cranbrook since 2003, first as a staff singer in the alto section and since 2012 as the director of the St. Francis Choir. Kate and her husband live in Birmingham with their three sons, William, Phillip, and Charlie. Since her retirement in 2019 Kate has opened a piano studio focusing on young beginners. In her free time she enjoys knitting, running, and spending time with family and friends.