Cathy Connor is a Melbourne-based musician, music educator and composer. Cathy is currently an educator within schools teaching foundation piano; jazz piano; accompanying contemporary/Jazz Vce and tutoring ensembles. She has taught for many years in the the TAFE sector teaching jazz/contemporary piano, notation, theory and jazz performance modules and offers private tuition in Werribee, Melbourne.
Cathy regularly plays with jazz ensembles in Melbourne and arranges charts for large ensembles. Cathy has performed for many years as a jazz pianist, as a soloist, vocal accompanist/arranger and in various ensembles for commercial functions and numerous jazz festivals. She has been involved with community theatre as a musical director, vocal coach and accompanist.
Catherine has graduated with a BMus in Contemporary music from Victoria University BMus Hons (Composition) from Monash University MMus Stud (composition) at Melbourne Conservatorium. She also holds an ATCL and ADMT (Sydney Con).