Kate Shortt

Kate Shortt trained as cellist and jazz singer and pianist at Guildhall school of music. She is a member of Northern Lights Symphony Orchestra and plays in various bands. She has also played for Cliff Richard, Tears for Fears, Take That and Simon le Bon.
Drawing Life Preview – performance & discussion
Drawing Life, a Jewish Music Institute (JMI) production composed by Jocelyn Pook, is inspired by a collection of poems and drawings made by children imprisoned in Terezin. This was a preview performance of a powerful new classical work commissioned by JMI to mark the 70th anniversary of the commencement of the camp’s liquidation by the Nazis. The song cycle with live music and video was followed by a discussion of the work’s genesis and ideas. Pook was joined on stage by JMI’...