Kathryn Brown has performed around the globe as concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. She is widely hailed for her interpretations from Mozart to Gershwin, as well as her premieres of the new music of today. She gave her New York recital debut at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, and has also appeared in concert at New York’s 92nd Street Y. She has been featured on the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series in Chicago, and at Severance Hall, German Embassy in Cleveland, Philips Collection and Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

Brown is an enthusiastic supporter of the education of young musicians and presents master classes, lectures and is a frequent juror of competitions nationally and internationally.


  • Michigan State University; studied with Deborah Moriarty, Ralph Votapek and Yong Hi Moon
  • Peabody Conservatory; studied with Julian Martin
  • Private studies in London; studied with Maria Curcio
  • Artist Diploma, Cleveland Institute of Music; studied with Paul Schenly

Teaching Experience

Cleveland Institute of Music

Brown has taught at numerous summer festivals, including Pianofest in the Hamptons and the inaugural Silk Road International Keyboard Festival in Quanzhou, China.