violinist, arranger, composer, music director and educator.
Strengthening and inspiring communities through music, Katherine is Artist in Residence at St. John’s Cathedral in LA and at St. Alban’s UCLA with her N2K Duo (with Norm Freeman, Juilliard B.M., M.M.), the first professional violin-vibraphone duo in the world. She is a member of the Mozart Classical Orchestra, and just returned from her first tour of Japan in 4 years, performing jazz, popular and cross-over music with top Japanese artists. Her growing catalogue of arrangements includes pieces for N2K Duo, youth orchestras (recently recorded in LA for movie film scores), church services, children’s educational material and for solo violin, including recent solo recordings at Capitol Studios, LA. Katherine’s joint composition with Rich Cook, Missa Resurrexit, was premiered in 2013, has been performed since with more performances planned, and the score was recently sold in Switzerland for upcoming performances in Europe. Katherine is a Shanti Performing Artist and is under management with Classical Concert Artist Management
Juilliard Scholarship Student
Concertmaster for Tony award winning Broadway musicals
Performed on Grammy Award winning recording
Min-on Concert Society “Award for Artistic Excellence” (民音芸術賞), the only violinist to receive this award since Yehudi Menuhin.
“Scholars and Explorers Award”. One of the original 125 “The 125 Women of Trafalgar, Scholars and Explorers”
Joint winner of “Best Foreign Language Documentary – Script Writer”
Executive MBA, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Executive MBA, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
General Securities Registered Representative (Series 7)
Master of Music, Juilliard
Bachelor of Music, Juilliard
Fluent in English, French and spoken Japanese