Katie Ernst

Posted May 22, 2019

Chicago, IL

Bassist and vocalist Katie Ernst is an active bandleader and musician in Chicago’s jazz/improvised music community. She travels throughout the US as a guest artist/clinician for young musicians, directs the jazz ensemble at Wheaton College, and teaches at Birch Creek Music Academy for the Jazz I summer program. Ernst holds a BM in Jazz Studies from the Eastman School of Music. 2022 is Katie’s 11th year with the Birch Creek faculty.