Cat studied Music at The University of Hull and graduated in 2008. Since then she has performed in a variety of function bands and pit orchestras on Saxophones, Flute and Clarinet and has begun to develop a career in Music education.
Cat has worked as a woodwind teacher for the Hull Music Service and is now a secondary school teacher of Music in Thorne. She also teaches privately in her spare time.
Cat recently became assistant director of the Doncaster Youth Stageband, rehearsing with John Ellis and directing concerts locally. Cat has been part of the association for over 10 years and has performed with the Doncaster Jazz Orchestra in locations around Europe and America. Notably, Cat recorded with the band at Abbey Road studios in 2008 and as part of the International Association of Jazz Educators conference in New York in 2007.