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Katherine Branch

  • Degrees and StudiesDegrees and Studies: Suzuki violin/viola certification, Books 1-8, The School for Strings, NYC. Studies at the University of New Mexico, and with Victor Lionti in Westchester. Master’s degree, Lehman College.
  • Music Conservatory of WestchesterFaculty since 2016
Born in: Berwyn, Illinois

Performances and Distinctions: Violist with the Chappaqua Orchestra since 1978; formerly violist with Orquestra Sinfonica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador. Numerous chamber music performances in the Westchester region. Former faculty member at the Conservatorio in Quito, Ecuador. Award from the Journal News as one of the Top Ten Educators in Westchester County.

Teaching Philosophy: "My teaching philsophy is that of Dr. Suzuki - 'Every child can learn given the correct environment, supportive parents, and effective teaching.' "