Kathryn Southworth (dean of students and faculty,piano, performance workshops) holds a B.M. in Piano Performance from Oberlin Conservatory and an M.M. in Vocal Accompanying and Coaching from the University of Illinois. While pursuing her graduate studies, she held an assistantship as staff accompanist under the tutelage of acclaimed accompanist John Wustman and served as a musical ambassador to Costa Rica as the accompanist for soprano Ollie Watts Davis. She has been a collaborative pianist for Opera North, Dartmouth College, Plymouth State University, Boston Ballet, Belle Voci, and has also served as music director, accompanist, and organist for numerous theater and choral groups throughout New England. Ms. Southworth is currently the music director for the Canterbury Singers and music director and organist for the Canterbury United Community Church. She has been on the piano faculty at St. Paul’s School and was an interim piano faculty member at Plymouth State University.