Kate Bode graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelors of Music in piano
performance. She has performed nationally as a solo concert pianist in venues such as the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and Carnegie Hall in New York City. An active collaborative pianist and repetiteur, she has worked with Lyric Opera of Orange County, Biola Music Conservatory, Biola Youth Theater, Haven Academy of the Arts, and currently with Santa Ana College Music Department as staff pianist. She has served on many productions as rehearsal pianist, including Die Fledermaus, Le Pauvre Matelot, L' ;ile de Tulipatan, Romeo and Juliet, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Annie Get Your Gun, Guys and Dolls, Wizard of Oz, Frankenstein, and the
Music Man. She was Music Director for Hansel and Gretel with Lyric Opera of Orange County, and looks forward to reprising that role for their production of Pauline Viardots Cinderella this February, and for Musical Theatre Village’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat this summer. Kate has also worked as an accompanist with Biola chorale, Biola men's chorus, Kenneth Lee Clarinet studio of music, Sarratt studio of music, and Haven Academy of the Arts Choir.