Ms Kate Lewis
Lecturer in Music, Postgraduate Research Student
Phone: Work: 01483 68 4454
Room no: 30 AD 04
Kate received a BMus (1998) and MMus (2000) in classical guitar performance from the University of Southern California. She has taught at the University of Southern California, California State University at Northridge, University of Surrey, Loyola Marymount University and Los Angeles Valley College (as Director of Guitar Studies). Kate has performed extensively in the US and Europe as a classical soloist and as a member of numerous chamber ensembles. As well as being a prize-winning classical guitarist, Kate has extensive performing and recording experience with popular music groups from an all female jazz/rock trio to a classical/pop ensemble to many pop and rock groups.
She is currently a member of the American Guitar Society, Guitar Foundation of America, European Guitar Teacher Association, College Music Society, American Musicological Society, Royal Musical Association, InternationalAssociation for the Study of Popular Music (UK and US) and Society for American Music.
Popular music, guitar performance, women in popular music, gender studies.
African American Music.
Music Politics and Society.