Cathy Starnes studied piano with Dr. Watkins, formerly USF Piano Department Chairman and Mrs. Parisot, associate professor of piano at Yale School of Music. Cathy Starnes graduated from Yale University. She won the Florida Orchestra Young Artists Competition and placed first in other competitions.
Cathy Starnes has performed many piano pieces in recitals; including five solo recitals at colleges. She has also been piano accompaniment for many singing groups and even sang with Living Water at Yale.
Cathy Starnes has been a member of the National Federation of Music Clubs as a student and later as a teacher. She has been composing, arranging and teaching with the aim of J.S. Bach:
“… to the glorification of God and the refreshment of the spirit.”