Katie McLin, assistant professor of violin, and faculty member at the Brevard Music Center, received her doctorate in violin performance from the University of Michigan as a student of Paul Kantor. She holds additional performance degrees from Indiana University and the Oberlin College Conservatory, and for three years was an orchestral fellowship recipient at the Aspen Music Festival. Her former teachers include Franco Gulli, Josef Gingold, and Kathleen Winkler.

Leading an active and varied musical life, Dr. McLin has appeared as soloist with numerous ensembles, including the Oregon Symphony, Cascade Festival Orchestra, and Salem Chamber Orchestra. A member of the McLin/Campbell Duo, she performs extensively on recital series throughout the U.S., as well as concerts in the Southwest as violinist for the Papago Chamber Ensemble. As a past member of the Alorian String Quartet, Dr. McLin has recorded two compact discs under the Opus One label and has performed on Bob Sherman's "Listening Room" program, broadcast live to an audience of two million people on NYC's WQXR. She has also recorded chamber music under the Summit Record label. In addition, Dr. McLin has served as concertmaster of the Brevard Music Center Orchestra, the Michigan Sinfonietta, and the Aspen Sinfonia Orchestra, whose performances have been broadcast nationally on NPR. She has also been a member of the Michigan Opera Theater, Ann Arbor, and Flint Symphony Orchestras.


Dr. McLin's recent and upcoming performances (1999):

February 15: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the Tempe Symphony Orchestra

February 24: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts: Papago Chamber Ensemble concert. Stravinsky L'Histoire du Soldat trio, U.S. premiere of James DeMars Tapestray IV

March 7: Bach a minor Violin Concerto with the Scottsdale Fine Arts Strings

March 19: Studio recording for General Motors promotional video with Shawn Colvin, Solidsound Studio, Ann Arbor MI

March 29: University of Arizona Faculty Artists Series Kelland Thomas, saxophone, Come Down Heavy for vln, sax, pno

April 18: Arizona State University Faculty Artist Series Martin Schuring, oboe; Mozart, Krommere, Britten, and Francaix oboe quartets with Peter Rosato and Richard Bock, principal vla and cello of Phoenix Symphony

April 25: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts: World Premiere of Phil Winsor's Chamber Concerto

April 30: Masterclass at University of Colorado Boulder

May 6,7,8: ASU West Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat with actors and dancers."Katie McLin played the hyperdifficult violin solos with technical aplomb" Arizona Republic, May 10, 19999

May 13: California State at Stanislau Recital and Masterclass, Turlock CA


Performances include: Mozart Violin Concerto no. 4 in D Major with the Transylvania Youth Orchestra; Faculty Artist Chamber Music Bartok Contrasts, Brahms Sextet in B-flat, Mozart Oboe Quartet; La Boheme Concertmaster Brevard Music Center Orchestra, 16 orchestra concerts

September 24: Bruch Scottish Fantasy, Arizona State Symphony Orchestra, Gammage Auditorium, Tempe

September 25: Bruch Scottish Fantasy, ASU Symphony Orchestra, Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ

October 2,3: Acting Assistant Concertmaster, Colombus ProMusica Orchestra, Colombus, OH

November 7: Oregon State University McLin/Campbell Duo Recital

November 8: University of Oregon "Festival of the Millennium" McLin/Campbell Duo Recital and masterclass

November 29: Bach Concerto for Oboe and Violin with the Tempe Symphony Orchestra, with Martin Schuring, oboe

December 2: ASU Faculty Artist Recital, Madeline Williamson, piano, Zwilich Sonata for Violin and Piano






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