Meet The Faculty

Katie Lopez - Piano/Cello

  Katie began her music journey at 4 years old when started cello lessons through the local Suzuki program in Waco. She also took lessons throughout her childhood on piano and guitar. She was principal cellist for the Waco Youth Symphony Orchestra and found joy in the cello picking out her favorite songs by ear without music she continues to this day.

Katie had a strong desire early in her life to make an impact on people’s lives with music. She was selected for a full scholarship as a Terry Foundation Scholar to attend Texas Woman’s University. She graduated Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy as an honors graduate. Throughout her undergraduate degree, she performed extensively each semester in musicals, banquets, weddings, a collaborative recitals. Katie began cello private lesson teaching upon completing high school in 2015 for Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD. Her students have earned top seats in region and state UIL ensembles and top ratings in Solo competitions held every year.

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