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Short Bio

With her footprints on stages across the world, Scottish-born and Oxford University educated Kate Targett-Adams is an internationally acclaimed Singer/Songwriter and Celtic harpist. She has performed on numerous occasions for members of the British Royal Family and sang at the Opening of Scottish Parliament attended by Her Majesty the Queen.  UK celebrities in her audiences include Harry Potter's JK Rowling, 007's Sir Sean Connery and football's Sir Alex Ferguson. 

In Asia, where Kate has resided for the last 10 years her solo concerts range from small, exclusive gatherings to audiences of over 2000 people. With her Mandarin and multi-lingual singing skills she has serenaded the Vice Premier of China, the British Prime Minister, the Irish President and Scottish First Minister at high profile events such as the 2008 Olympics, Shanghai Expo and Phoenix Television's 30 year anniversary in The Great Hall of Beijing's Forbidden City.


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Long Bio

Kate's musical performance is a blend of her angelic voice with the small Celtic harp, showcasing songs not only from her own Celtic homeland of Scotland but also from many other different cultures and musical genres. 

A Princes’ Trust Ambassador, Kate performed in Scotland at the Opening of Scottish Parliament in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen, for JK Rowling at the launch of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince at Edinburgh Castle and aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia on many occasions. Kate won the UK Songwriting Contest in 2007 after being awarded Music and Culture Icon for Scotland 2004 by the Scottish tourist board, Visit Scotland. Kate has recorded 6 albums, more details of which can be found on the official website: www.kt-a.com

Resident in Asia for over 10 years, Kate’s performance highlights in Asia include the Shanghai Expo, the Irish President’s visit to Beijing, the First Minister of Scotland’s ministerial tour of China British Prime Minister and the British Gold Medallists Official Reception at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. In 2011 Kate gave a performance at The Great Hall in Beijing’s Forbidden City broadcast by Phoenix television and has given numerous concerts at The Forbidden City Concert Hall and the Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre.

In 2009 Kate wrote and recorded a charity song called Day by Day, 《新的未来》 in English and Mandarin to raise money and awareness for the Sichuan earthquake survivors one year on. Sponsored by Heng An Standard Life, Day by Day was launched at the British Ambassador’s Residence in Beijing and then later performed by Kate for schoolchildren at the epicentre of the earthquake in Sichuan, where Kate donated hundreds of musical instruments and books to the children with the monies raised. The song has gone on to raise money for the survivors of the Haiti earthquake in 2010 and the Japanese earthquake in 2011.

As a leading light in Scottish and International music, Katie has played for many well known figures including members of The British Royal Family, The Malaysian Royal Family, Sir Donald Tsang, Sir David Tang, Sir Sean Connery, Sir Jackie Stewart, Sir Michael Hill, Sir Alex Ferguson and Vera Wang.

Kate is also regularly invited to act as a distinguished Master of Ceremonies, having hosted many international events for Prince of Wales Princes’ Trust, The Marie Curie Cancer Foundation, Sierra PMC, J.P Morgan and British Embassies worldwide.  Her MA in Modern and Medieval Languages from Oxford University enables her to not only present in English but also in Mandarin, Spanish, German and French. 


Corporate Clients: 

Phoenix Television, Dell, Chaumet, Roger Dubuis, Hermes, Vera Wang, Harvey Nichols, Fortnum and Mason, Aston Martin, Rolls-Royce, Masterati, Volkswagen, La Mer, The Waldorf Astoria, The Peninsula, YTL, De Vere, The Westin, The Four Seasons, Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Life, J.P Morgan, Historic Scotland, VisitBritain, VisitScotland, The UK National Trust and Historic Scotland.

 

凯特简介

出生于苏格兰,在牛津大学接受教育。凯特凭借她在世界舞台上的足迹,成为了一位享誉国际的歌唱家、歌曲作家和凯尔特竖演奏家。 她曾多次为英国皇室成员表演并在英国女王出席的苏格兰议会开幕式上演唱。 她是许多英国名人的私人座上宾,包括哈利波特的作者—JK罗琳,007的肖恩康纳利爵士和著名的足球教练弗格森爵士。

在亚洲,凯特过去十年一直居住在这里,她的个人音乐会从小型专属聚会到有2000多观众的超大型演唱会,凭借她的普通话和多种语言的演唱技巧,她曾在2008年奥运会,上海世博会和凤凰卫视30周年纪念晚会等大型活动中为中国副总理,英国首相,爱尔兰总统和苏格兰首席大臣献唱歌曲。而她的表演,使每一个活动都熠熠生辉。

 

关于凯特

凯特的音乐表演将她的天使般的声音与小凯尔特竖琴完美融合,展示了来自故乡苏格兰的歌曲,也展示了来自许多其他不同文化和音乐流派的歌曲。

作为英国王储的“亲信大使”,凯特在苏格兰议会开幕式上为J.K.罗琳主持了《哈利波特与混血王子》在爱丁堡城堡和皇家游艇“不列颠号”上的首映式,并多次出席了“英国女王陛下”的开幕式。2007年,凯特赢得了英国歌曲创作比赛的冠军,这是继苏格兰旅游局“访问苏格兰”颁发的“2004苏格兰音乐和文化偶像”的称号后的又一次获奖。迄今,凯特已经录制了6张个人专辑,在这之中无一不展现出她音乐家的素养和天赋。

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旅居亚洲超过10年的凯特,在亚洲的表现也尤为突出,在上海世博会、爱尔兰总统访问北京、苏格兰首席大臣访问中国、英国首相和英国金牌得主在2008年北京奥运会的官方接待等的一系列活动中担任演出嘉宾。2011年,凯特应凤凰卫视邀请在北京故宫大礼堂进行演出,故宫音乐厅和上海东方艺术中心是她固定的音乐会举办地。

2009年,凯特亲自撰写并录制了中英双语慈善歌曲——“日复一日”。在四川地震一周年之际她参加了由恒安标准生活赞助、由英国驻北京大使官邸发起的《新的未来》活动中, 为地震幸存者募集资金并唤起他们重塑生活的意识,随后由凯特为四川地震震中的孩子们进行了表演。凯特在地震中捐出了数百件乐器和书籍,并把这些钱捐给了孩子们。这首歌后来被用来为2010年海地地震和2011年日本地震的幸存者募捐。

作为苏格兰和国际音乐的领军人物,凯蒂曾为许多著名人物演奏,包括英国皇室成员、马来西亚皇室成员、曾荫权爵士、唐英年爵士、肖恩·康纳利爵士、杰基·斯图尔特爵士、迈克尔·希尔爵士、亚历克斯·弗格森爵士和王薇薇等。

凯特还经常受邀担任司仪,为威尔士王子信托基金会、玛丽居里癌症基金会、塞拉PMC、J.P.摩根和英国驻世界各地的大使馆主办了许多国际活动。她在牛津大学获得了现代和中世纪语言硕士学位,使她不仅能够以英语授课,而且还能用普通话、西班牙语、德语和法语授课。

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