Katalin Mali was born in Kiskunfélegyháza in Hungary in 1977.
She graduated from the Zoltán Kodály Secondary School of Music, Kecskemét majoring in organ, solfe`ge-music theory (in English) and conducting. Her organ teacher was László Révész.
In 1996 she entered Franz Liszt Academy of Music and graduated in 2001 as a student of István Ruppert and János Pálúr.
She continued her studies with professor Franz Lehrndorfer in Munich between 2001-2002.
Since 2002 she has been the concert organist of the Benedictine Abbey of Tihany and the regular accompanist of the Abbey Choir there. She also started to teach pipe organ at Antal Csermák Institute of Music, Veszprém in 2002. Her first solo CD album, Masters and Pupils was recorded in 2004 when she played the Aquincum organ of the Benedictine Abbey of Tihany. As an accompanist she plays on the several CD recordings like the Musica Antiqua Vesprimiensis II by the Franz Liszt Choir of Veszprém or the recordings by the Tihany Abbey Choir.
Since 1998 she has given solo organ concerts in Hungary and many European cities in Denmark, Germany, Poland, Romania and Switzerland. She is pleased to play compositions written by romantic composers also pieces by Bach and always includes Hungarian organ music in her program.