Kathryn Hougham

Program Associate
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Kathryn Hougham (huffum) is a program associate at Philanthropy Roundtable. Previously, she served on the music faculty of the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland, and worked in marketing and communications at the University of Maryland School of Arts and Humanities. 

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 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. 

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, a doctorate from the University of Maryland and was a Fellow at The Heritage Foundation Academy.