Katie Kadarauch, cello viola, OYO: 91-92 92-93;
Acting Asst. Princ viola of the SF Symphony, Katie Kadarauch
is a resident of Los Angeles, California, and a native of the San Francisco/Bay Area.
has performed across the United States as a chamber musician, orchestral player, and soloist.
Her collegiate studies began in 1997 at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and continued at the New England Conservatory where she graduated with a Bachelors of Music Degree.
She is currently working towards a Professional Studies Certificate at the Colburn Conservatory of Music in downtown Los Angeles.
Ms Kadarauch has studied with world-renowned violists Paul Coletti, Robert Vernon, and Kim Kashkashian, as well as members from the Juilliard, Guarneri, and Takacs String Quartets.
As a chamber musician, Ms Kadarauch has participated in the Marlboro, Taos, Great Lakes, Soundfest, and Yellow Barn Chamber Music Festivals, performing across the country in over a hundred chamber music concerts of all genres and instrumental combinations.
has collaborated in performance with renowned artists Mitsuko Uchida, David Soyer, Arnold Steinhardt, and Gilbert Kalish.
She is currently the violist in the Janaki String Trio, which has risen to international acclaim in their recent win of both the International Concert Artists Guild Competition in New York and the renowned Coleman Chamber Music Competition (Grand Prizewinners, 2005).
Now under excellent management from CAG
, they look forward to their New York Debut in Carnegie Hall next season.
The trio formed in September 2004 at the Colburn School
, and is currently recording their first CD for Yarlung Records.
The Janaki String Trio has also been invited to Canada in June as guests of the Banff Music Centre
, where they will be working with eminent chamber musicians, and later recording the Vanhal Flute Quartets in Toronto for the classical music label Naxos.
also plays frequently with the Los Angeles Philharmonic
, and is looking forward to a career as a solo artist, chamber musician and orchestral player.
A three-time veteran of the Marlboro Music Festival, Ms Kadarauch
has also been asked to perform in a series of concerts for a two-week tour of 5 East Coast cities with the "Musicians from Marlboro" in November 2006.
performs on a gorgeous Italian Giovanni Grancino circa 1695.