Outback School of the Arts

Let's Get Creative!

Kate Hartley

Kate is a face familiar to many Mount Isa families involved with music. Kate is regularly called upon to perform for local events such as ANZAC Day, charity balls, fetes and opening national anthem. This is her second stint in Mount Isa, after moving down to New South Wales for 4 years she is pleased to be back! Kate has a Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)/Bachelor of Arts, she also holds Kodaly Music Education certificates specialising in primary and high school music. She has a passion for creative arts and giving students the opportunity to perform and learn through engaging classes.

Kate has previously run private singing studios in Mount Isa and Port Macquarie (NSW) and has been involved with numerous choirs ranging from primary schools to retirement villages. Kate is actively involved in projects in the North West to enhance creative arts education for young people as well as teaching Music and Drama at St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School. 

In 2019 she was awarded with the Mount Isa Arts and Culture Award as part of the Australia Day awards.