Kat Mills is a singer songwriter from Surrey, United Kingdom. She grew up with a classical music background – her father a conductor and her mother an oboist. This gave her a rich cultural experience from a young age. Always passionate about singing, Kat was classically trained and has developed her repertoire to include singing musical theatre, pop and jazz. In addition to singing, Kat plays piano and cello – she writes predominantly on the piano. Writing comes as second nature – something that she does to work through life’s situations.
She trained as a Primary School teacher specialising in Music at Canterbury Christ Church, but is currently a stay at home mum. She loves finding new ways of using music to connect with people, and has led the singing in her Church toddler groups as well as running a songs and stories class for 0-4 year old’s. She spent 5 terms conduction a local community choir called Inspire’, and does gigs with her husband Ali singing a range of well known music, her own songs and sharing her testimony and faith.
She loves encouraging new talent, especially budding songwriters and authors. Kat Mills Ministries was set up in 2015 to help new artists get a chance to record, have music lessons and training to develop skills and generally encourage others and provide opportunities.
Kat released her debut album ‘Out of the Ashes’ in May 2015 which comprises eight songs combining congregational worship and songs that encourage people in their walk with God.
Her second album ‘Voice of truth’ was released in June 2016. This is a Contemporary Christian album with eleven songs looking at speaking truth into ours lives.
She has finished writing her next album ‘Work in progress’ a mainstream album sharing a vulnerable journey through being misunderstood, lost in translation and coming to terms with and embracing being autistic. This is being recorded October/November -so watch this space!
Kat also writes a regular blog for her website, and has been writing monthly blogs for Cross Rhythms since January 2017. She is currently writing a book about her journey through autism, and learning to embrace the way she was made.
She recently finished 18 months as a student on 10000 fathers worship school.
She lives in Surrey with her husband and son and is a worship leader at Worcester Park Baptist Church.