- BM in flute, West Virginia University
- MM, Manhattan School of Music
- Additional studies, Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Kathie Stewart is a founding member and principal flutist of Apollo’s Fire. She is the curator of harpsichords in the conservatory’s historical performance. She has appeared as guest musician with the Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Opera, the Oberlin Baroque Ensemble, Taflemusik, Les Delices, and Washington Bach Sinfonia. Also an accomplished performer on Irish and folk flutes, she is featured on Apollo’s Fire’s best-selling recording Come to the River, and on their upcoming CD Glory on the Mountain. As assistant director of the Seattle Baroque Flute Workshop, Stewart is an enthusiastic educator and advocate of the baroque flute as a mainstream instrument.
She has taught private students in the Cincinnati, Oberlin, and Cleveland areas.
Performances in England, Denmark, and throughout the United States with such ensembles as the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, Lyric Opera Cleveland, and the Southwest Michigan Symphony.
Stewart is a member of Apollo’s Fire and the Irish band, Turn the Corner.
Adjudicator at Lorain County Solo and Ensemble Festival since 1993