* participating in Hear Her Song initiative
Katy Pfaffl, (voice/music teacher, multi-instrumentalist, composer), attended the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music (CCM) for Musical Theater. In addition to performing on Broadway originating the role of 'Song Woman' in the Tony Award winning production of War Horse at Lincoln Center, Katy has released six celebrated albums of original music as vocal/piano/guitar/violin powerhouse Mighty Kate and two original albums with her most recent duo Daughter & Son; composed and music directed two original musicals in NYC; and continues to compose and arrange for film and TV. Katy is also a coveted private voice teacher/vocal performance coach, working with the Broadway community for the past 15 years. In addition to private lessons, Katy teaches voice and musical theater at the Julliard School with BT Turkish Music Exchange Summer Program; Broadway Bootcamp in Loveland, CO; and internationally with Dream Box Arts (Shenzhen, China); Broadway in Japan (Tokyo, Japan); Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project (Tamil Nadu, India); and Nkosi's Haven (Johannesburg, South Africa). Katy is most recently the co-founder of Broadway's Babies, a non-profit organization dedicated to giving a voice to the voiceless, using the arts as a bridge to bring education, compassion, and possibility to children in need around the world. Current programs include: an annual music program in India; a weekly arts program at WIN (Women in Need) homeless shelter in the Bronx; a weekly after school choir program at Urban Assembly High School for under privileged children; with annual music programs in Haiti and South Africa in the works for 2018.