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Kathryn Hougham

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Kathryn Hougham (huffum) is a program manager at Philanthropy Roundtable. Previously, she served on the faculty of the Indianapolis Suzuki Academy, Traders Point Christian School and Holton-Arms School.

During her musical career, Kathryn performed across North America and Europe in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Severance Hall and Ravinia. She has appeared on WFMT Chicago Public Radio, the International Suzuki Convention and Keith and Kristyn Getty’s “Sing!” album. Kathryn has been a featured speaker at the American String Teachers Association and the International Viola Congress in Rotterdam.

In her academic capacity, Kathryn specialized in music of the English Musical Renaissance and the pedagogical use of memorization in auditory learning. Her dissertation on Sir Charles Villiers Stanford’s impact on the viola repertoire was published in 2021.

Kathryn received her bachelor’s degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, a master’s degree from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and a doctorate from the University of Maryland. She was a Fellow at The Heritage Foundation Academy, the Roger Scruton Legacy Foundation Pursuit of Beauty Conference and has been published in the Washington Examiner.

Authored by Kathryn Hougham

    • February 7, 2024

    The Center for American Culture and Ideas: Elevating the American Intellectual Experience through the Arts

    • January 18, 2024

    Kathryn Hougham in Washington Examiner: When DEI Threatens the Arts, Embracing Merit is the Way Forward