Catherine came to Dublin School of Music from the CDETB Music Centre, Kylemore College, where she taught from 2002 till 2019. In that time, she built up an impressive roster of high-achieving piano students. She also taught theory and contributed to all of Kylemore's flagship events, including their Piano festival.
Catherine has a deep knowledge of pedagogy, working with students of all ages and specialising int he core repertoire of piano music. To that end, she has exacting standards in relation to her own teaching, nevertheless bringing out the best in her students.
Catherine is a member of EPTA, the European Piano Teachers Association, and has contributed to the national discussion on piano education.