Winner of the Elizabeth Connell Prize at the 2017 International Singing Competition for Dramatic Sopranos, Katie Lowe studied at the Royal Northern College of Music, the Royal College of Music and the Wales International Academy of Voice, returning to the RNCM to complete the International Artist Diploma Course studying with Susan Roper, supported by the Sir John Fisher Foundation. She continues to work with both Susan Roper and Philip Thomas.
A Samling Scholar, her awards further include a Josephine Baker Trust Award, a Countess of Munster Award, the Sybil Tutton Award MBF, the Ian Fleming MB, the Robin Kay Memorial Prize, a Dennis O’Neill Foundation Award and an Independent Opera Postgraduate Voice Fellowship.
At the Royal Northern College of Music, her roles included Anna Maurrant/Street Scene. Since graduating, her engagements have included covering The Foreign Princess/Rusalka for English National Opera, the title role in Tosca for Scottish Opera and Helmwige/Die Walküre for the Royal Opera, London, as well as singing Brünnhilde in Act 3 of Gotterdammerung for The Mastersingers conducted by Anthony Legge.