Katie MacDonald is a British flautist, creator, and educator. She began her studies at the Purcell School of music and continued to complete a Bachelors in flute performance at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In 2016, she furthered her education at the Guildhall by receiving a Masters of Music in Leadership . As a flute player, Katie has performed in venues across the world such as Hong Kong City Hall, Royal Albert Hall and the Wigmore Hall. She combines her performance career with her own creative practice consisting of cross-arts collaboration with theatre makers, visual artists, and writers, having shown works at the Barbican and the Tate Modern. A current focus of hers is improvisatory trio Kalea , who have recently performed at the British Library and Keats House in both Rome and London. The trio is currently preparing for a residency and series of performances working with poetry and premiering in Amsterdam this summer. Throughout her musical career she has been working as an educator using music to enable social change and to inspire a young generation of musicians. She has facilitated workshops for Southwest Music Service, the Barbican, the Wind-Up Penguin Theatre Company, The Messengers, Channel 4 and this coming summer with Aldeburgh Young Musicians. Katie is excited about forthcoming work with new venture MetamorPhonics collaborating with people who have lived experience of homelessness.