Kathryn Fay Mitchell has various ongoing solo and collaborative harp and vocal projects in the works.
Most recently, she collaborated with multidisciplinary artist Lynn Lane for "Times Square In 60: Improvisation for 18 Musicians with Movement and Film" at Rec Room.
An independent EP titled "Zeropisces" with Jonathan Jindra, aka Cyclea, was released in February 2015. Listen Here. Artwork by Nina Marinick.
It was an honor for Kathryn to play a They, Who Sound set with jazz legend Damon Choice from Sun Ra's Arkestra and to be involved in Octophonic with Eddie Hawkins and many of Houston's great improv musicians at the Wortham Theater.
Other performances include: A duet with bassist and singer Sonia Flores at AvantGarden and a collaboration with Sandy Ewen and Lady Band. Eyemusic Ensemble produced by Aaron Bielish at Blaffer Arts Gallery. The Persistence of Memory composed by Paul Connolly for Houston Fringe Festival. The 2013 Space City Sonic Array at Spring Street Studios produced by Charlie Naked, a Dia de los Muertos improv with Nameless Sound at MECA, Creeping Beauty with Adam Vincent Clay at AvantGarden, two consecutive years performing at the White Linen Night in the Heights arts festival including Terry Riley's "In C" with the Houston New Arts Movement in 2012 and a solo set for Binarium in 2011.
She also performed an electroacoustic set for Binarium at 14 Pews, a noise show at Vinal Edge, a fundraiser set at Boheme, an acoustic improv with guitarist Denis Cisneros, a poetry accompaniment with Jessie Noel, and a debut harp performance at Taft Street Coffee in 2010.
Kathryn also has recorded an improv set on KTRU radio for Pete Gershon with Damon Smith and Rebecca Novak. Joe B from Rebel Crew Radio at Francisco Studios has recorded some harp tracks for his Sweet Spot LP.
She has performed harp for weddings, parties and for Christmas mass at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (CCSH) in Houston under the musical direction of Crista Miller. Kathryn is a member of the CCSH's loft choir singing high mass, Gregorian chant and classical motets. Kathy's vocal teachers have included sopranos Stephanie Handal from the Houston Chamber Choir and Elizabeth Sharanov. Her first solo soprano prelude was sung in 2014.