Katherine Zeserson is a musician, educator, strategic consultant, facilitator and coach. Her work is grounded in the harnessing power of reflective practice to inspire human growth and build compassionate communities.She has a varied free-lance portfolio combining organisational and leadership development with design and delivery of professional training in a wide range of music education and cultural contexts; one to one coaching and mentoring; guest teaching; short-term consultancy; speaking engagements and creative practice as a musician.
Over the last 35 years she has won an international reputation as a strategic thinker, leader, facilitator, trainer and educator across a wide spectrum of organisations and communities - from early years’ settings to universities, grassroots women’s groups to local municipality departments, and small arts collectives to government ministries, major arts centres and concert halls. From 2001 to 2015 she was Founding Director of Learning and Participation at Sage Gateshead in the Northeast of England.
Current organisational clients include: Snape Maltings (Aldeburgh UK), Royal Opera House (UK), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (UK), Music Generation Ireland, Wicklow County Council (IRL), European Concert Halls Organisation, Dash Arts (UK), Luxembourg Philharmonie. She is Programme Director for the Paul Hamlyn Foundation supported inspire-music, and holds a consultancy role working with Santa Marcelina Cultura (Sao Paulo), delivering socially engaged music programmes with young people . She is a founder member of UK-based a cappella vocal quartet Mouthful.
CURRENT BOARD AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS
- Chair Sing Up Ltd. Board
- Chair Lawnmowers Theatre Company (learning disabled-led arts company)