Kateriana Fenech under her married name, Kate Fenech Field, started her singing teaching career at the Clonter Opera Company in Cheshire, introducing opera to hundreds of primary school children through county-wide music workshops.
In 2002, Kate was invited to present a singing workshop for one of the UK's most successful performing arts schools, the Jayne A Coleman Academy of Dance in Crowthorne; this grew into a successful partnership producing many award-winning competitive performers, (see photos below). At JACAD, Kate produced all the vocal arrangements for their shows, from challenging contrapuntal Elsa's to adorable unison Munchkins! Kate taught privately at one of England's leading independent day and boarding schools for girls, St Swithun's School in Winchester and at private schools for girls and boys, Claires Court in Maidenhead.
Kate is well-trained in the style and delivery of a quality choral singing, having sung with East Berkshire Youth Choir, directed by Gillian Dibden and, later, as a choral scholar at Prior Park College in Bath for the school's elite Chamber Choir, directed by Richard Dunster-Sigtermans. As a post-graduate, Kate was invited to sing in the RNCM chamber choir performing works by JS Bach, directed by Ralph Allwood. She has directed and arranged numerous works for choirs and groups including a decade with Claires Court Schools Senior Girls Choir and Boys Chamber Choir who mainly performed works from contemporary repertoire. Kate started a Musical Theatre Class for 5-11 year olds at JACAD which grew to be one of their most popular classes. More recently, Kate has enjoyed directing her own a cappella choir at St Swithun's School, named Field Voices.
Dance has also been an important part of Kate's life as a performer and, subsequently, as a teacher; she trained between the ages of 3 and 15 in Ballet at the Susan Handy School of Dance in the Cecchetti Method and in RAD with the Julie Baugh School of Ballet as well as taking modern and tap dance lessons at Redroofs Theatre School.
Kate's singing pupils are prepared for either ABRSM or Trinity College London grade music examinations. The current exam results average of Kate's pupils is a Distinction of 87.3%, averaged over three hundred exam results since 2004.
In October 2017, Kate emigrated from England to the Mediterranean island of Malta where she teaches singing privately. Having spent two decades in the arts and arts education, Kate currently oversees the learning events at Teatru Manoel where she Manages the Toi Toi Education Programme as a creative producer. In 2019, Kate was invited to coach at Masquerade School for the Performing Arts where she teaches groups and individual students, mainly musical theatre and contemporary repertoire. From October 2021, Kate will tutor Teatru Manoel Youth Opera in weekly training sessions focusing on acting for singers, opera scenes and the creative process of working with composers, choreographers and other musicians to co-create engaging new work.
Pupils trained by Kate have successfully gained scholarships to The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Oxford and Cambridge University, Guildford School of Acting, Laine Theatre Arts, D & B School of Performing Arts, Bird College, Mountview, Arts Ed and Tiffany Theatre College.
Kate's alumni include professional West End, International and National touring singers, Film & T.V. Actors, Jazz singers, Recitalists, Business Speakers, Pop Choir Directors, Choral singers and Operatic Society Members.