DM Northwestern University
MM Manhattan School of Music
BM Northwestern University
Piano, Group Piano
Katie Randolph (Hamada) completed her Doctorate in Piano Performance and Pedagogy at Northwestern University. She earned a Master of Music from the Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor of Music from Northwestern University. A passionate teacher, Katie is on the piano faculties of Northwestern University's Music Academy and DePaul University's Community Music Division. She is also a certified public school music teacher and Suzuki instructor. Her work as an educator has taken her through Chicago Public Schools to present piano music for Ravinia's One Score, One Chicago and to Chicago suburban schools as an orchestra conductor and chamber music coach.
As a performer, Katie has given solo recitals in Chicago and abroad in Finland and France. She has been a soloist in concerto performances with the Northwest Festival Orchestra, Schaumburg Youth Symphony Orchestra, and ensembles at Northwestern. She also collaborates as a chamber musician and has performed with the New World Symphony. She was the recipient of the Amelia A. Hoff Scholarship, Emma Peters Hooper Scholarship, and the Farwell Award from the Musicians Club of Women. Katie's teachers include Sylvia Wang and Nina Svetlanova.