Katie Down

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BIO

Katie Down is a licensed creative arts therapist, performer and sound artist based in the Hudson Valley and Brooklyn, NY . Originally a classically-trained and jazz flutist, Katie's music intersects the realms of sound art, free improvisation,  Americana, Jazz, and world music as a multi-instrumentalist including piano, ukulele, hand percussion and homemade instruments including glass percussion and steel cello. Katie's sound designs for theatre and dance have garnered her Drama Desk nominations and the award for best sound design from The Connecticut Critic's Circle. She is the recipient of several grants, residencies, and commissions including the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, The Jerome Foundation, BAM, Watermill, Chashama, Music Omi, and Meet the Composer.  Katie is a member of the music therapy faculty at SUNY New Paltz and maintains a private psychotherapy practice, SoundWell Creative Arts Therapy.

Sound Score to Ukranian documentary"Salt in the Air"