Catherine Gale was raised in a family of musicians and has been singing since the age of 3. She played and sang throughout her scholastic career, developing an extensive repertoire of jazz, and American standards. She attended Oberlin College, and completed her Bachelor of Music degree at Manhattan School of Music. For the past 10 years she has been a freelance singer in and around New York City.
Ms. Gale has performed with a variety of groups including; The Warren Vaché Quintet, The Peter Deutchen Orchestra, Manhattan Sound, The Bronx Arts Ensemble, The Swing Mavens & Richard Connick. She also frequently performs with her own band.
Though much of her work is as a featured singer, Ms. Gale has always been a fan of, and a performer in jazz vocal groups. She toured extensively with Swing Fever, and over the years has been a member of such groups as The Swing Syndicate, Lance Hayward Singers, New Voice of Hope, & Sharp Five.
In addition to performing, Ms. Gale also enjoys teaching. She is currently on the faculty of New York University as a professor of jazz voice. She also introduces the next generation to the standard repertoire teaching in New Jersey at the Performers Theatre Workshop.