Wedding cermony harpist on Cape Cod -Katie Lynch

Katie Lynch Koglin attended The Boston Conservatory where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelors of Music in harp performance (first in class and recipient of the Alfred P Whitney Award for highest scholastic achievement) and a Masters of Music in harp performance and music education. She has also passed the licensure test for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts's Department of Education.

Katie studied the harp with Cape Cod harpist Cynthia Gordon-O'Neill for ten years, before studying with Boston Ballet's harpist Cynthia Price-Glynn and Berklee's Felice Pomeranze during college. Katie and her husband Steven Koglin also worked with historical harpist Nancy Hurrell on their Thomas Moore concert.

As a vocalist, Katie studied voice with classical and cabaret singer Grace O'Connor & Marcia Wytrwal.

Chamber Music: Katie regularly plays the harp with a flutist or vocalist. She has also worked with violin, marimba (arranged Handel's "Harp Concert in B flat" for harp and marimba), and with a harp quartet which performed with jazz harpist Deborah Henson-Conant. Katie may also be heard on guitarist and vocalist, Keith Hampton's recording HopeFire.

Large Ensembles: As the only harpist at The Boston Conservatory and Berklee College of Music for a few years, Katie played in every ensemble and recording studio she could fit in her schedule. As an orchestral player, Katie has been a concerto soloist with Simon Sinfonietta and has played for the College Light Opera Company since 1994.

She also works with the Cape Cod Symphony and Mertowest Symphony. She plays at many local theaters for musicals, operas, and dance concerts as well as with area choirs. Repertoire

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Katie is a member of the American Harp Society, its Boston Chapter and the Historical Harp Society. She was a founding member of the Gentle Muses at Massachusetts General Hospital and member of Pi Kappa Lambda, the National Honors Society of Music. A frequent performer on stage as well, Katie is an active member of the Barnstable Comedy Club.

Dear Katie,
You were wonderful on Tuesday evening. I wish to thank you personally and can speak for all those lucky enough to be in attendance that you're being there was a special treat. We have heard only positive comments about your gentle, peaceful music and your sweet presence. Both Phil and I were thrilled to meet you and hope that you will be available for our next function. Thank you so much. You are a talented lady and it was an honor to have you share our social evening of fun and community spirit. God bless,
Christ the King, Mashpee

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