Being one of New Brunswick’s most vibrant, versatile and energetic fiddlers, Katherine brings together the rugged highlands of Scotland, the lush greens of Ireland and the majesty of the St. John River Valley.
An ECMA nominee, she has five solo CDs to her credit: Take The Happy Road (2007), By Request (2010), Bright-Eyed and Bushy-Haired (2011), Greensleeves & Puddin’ Pies (2013), and Storm Queen (2017).
Nominated for multiple Music NB Awards, Katherine was recognized as Classical Artist of the Year in 2012, Educator of the Year in 2015, and her most recent CD was recognized as Roots/Traditional Recording of the Year in 2014
A versatile musician, Katherine performs across genres and venues, from crowded pubs to concert halls. She is a member of Symphony NB, the Atlantic Sinfonia, the Collegium Musicum, and Celtic band Different Folk.
Katherine is active in teaching around her hometown of Fredericton, NB, Canada, providing private lessons and running programs at local schools – both focused on shaping the careers of youthful musicians. She has, over the years, also opened a teaching studio at the Charlotte St. Arts Centre, and founded and directed the Fredericton Fiddle Orchestra as well as the York Early Music Ensemble.
With ever-rising popularity, Katherine shows without a doubt, she truly is the master of four strings and a bow.