Associate Professor, part-time

Kate McGarry


BA Afro American Music and Jazz, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Recorded 7 critically acclaimed CDs; recipient of Grammy nominations for Best Jazz Vocal CD (2008, 2018); toured and recorded with Fred Hersch, Kurt Elling, Maria Schneider, John Hollenbeck, Billy Childs, Luciana Souza, Theo Bleckmann and Tony Winner Jason Robert Brown. Served as a Lincoln Center Teaching Artist, a U.S. State Department Jazz Ambassador, and as a Jazz Arts faculty member at The Manhattan School of Music. 2016 Downbeat Critics Poll #1 Rising Star Female Vocalist; featured on National Public Radio’s “Jazz Set” with DeeDee Bridgwater, “Piano Jazz” with Marion McPartland and “All Things Considered”.