As an independent original artist, Kathleen has written and arranged jazz, blues, country, and pop singles for herself and various local Chicago artists. She has scored over 10 full theater productions, composed theatrical radio jingles, and recorded countless video scores. In 2012, she released her debut album, “Lost in My Skyfront” featuring her on all vocals and instruments. As a Chicago artist, she also performs covers by artists including Carole King, The Eagles, Pink, Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Evanescence, The Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, and Norah Jones.
Kathleen can be found performing in the band The Heels alongside her best conga buddy Sherry Winchester Schultz, and in Barrelhouse Blend with talented guitarist and singer, Gary Krause. Kathleen also spends much of the year writing scores and acting as the Music Director in local theater productions and events.
She performed regularly with Jack Schultz and Sherry Winchester Schultz in the acoustic trio, Acoustic Alternatives for almost 15 years until Jack’s passing in 2012. Kathleen and Sherry then joined forces with Barbara St. John and Michael Colle to form the band, Collective Feat, and played consistently in the Chicago suburbs until Michael’s sudden passing in 2016.
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