MM DePaul University (in progress)
BM Boston University
Trumpeter Katie Raney, a native of Boston, Massachusetts, is an active freelancer in the greater Boston area and currently resides in Chicago. Her recent engagements have included performances with the DePaul University Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra, Epic Brass Quintet, Yellow River Cantata Orchestra, and the Boston University Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Bramwell Tovey. Ms. Raney spent her last year in Boston teaching trumpet lessons at the Upper Eliot School in part with Boston’s North End Music and Performing Arts Center, in addition to her own small private studio. It is her pleasure to join DePaul’s Community Music Division as a Teaching Artist this fall.
As an ensemble musician, Ms. Raney has performed in Europe, South America, and the United States. She toured Argentina with the New England Conservatory Preparatory School Youth Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Hugh Wolff at venues including the Teatro Gran Rex in Buenos Aires and the Teatro El Círculo in Rosario in 2013. In 2012, Ms. Raney also toured Warsaw, Wrocław, and Kraków, Poland with the Preparatory School’s Senior Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble under the baton of Michael Mucci. In addition to her tours through Poland and Argentina, Ms. Raney also spent the spring of 2017 at the Royal College of Music in London, where she studied under the tutelage of members of the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden and London's Philharmonia Orchestra.
In May of 2018, Ms. Raney received her Bachelor of Music from Boston University’s School of Music, where she studied with world-renowned trumpet soloist Terry Everson. Katie Raney is currently pursuing her Masters degree in trumpet performance at DePaul University’s School of Music, where she is working with David Cohen of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Raney’s other primary instructors include Tage Larsen, Paul Lowry, and William Gerlach.