Katie Downs is originally from Central New York. She moved to the Capital District to attend the College of St. Rose, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education in 1999. After teaching for a year in CNY, she returned to the Albany area to earn her Master’s degree in history at SUNY Albany. She taught band and general music classes in Rensselaer and Columbia Counties for 12 years.
Currently, Katie teaches music at Turnpike Elementary School in Lansingburgh. She also has a small private studio and is a member of the Capital Area Flute Club. Katie is excited to be a part of the Cady School of Music.
Katie holds a Permanent New York State Public School Teacher Certificate in Music.