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Kate Arndt

Violin

Violinist Kate Arndt, from Boston, Massachusetts is currently pursuing her Doctor of Musical Arts degree under Ani Kavafian. Kate holds Masters degrees from Yale in both Music and Musical Arts and completed her undergraduate studies at New England Conservatory of Music under Miriam Fried. Kate has performed as a featured soloist with several orchestras, at venues such as Boston’s Symphony Hall, Fordham University and New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall. In recent years, Kate has been active in Europe, including participation in the Gstaad Menuhin Festival in Switzerland and in the Kronberg Master Classes and Concerts in Germany as an active participant. Kate has attended several prestigious summer programs, including Music@Menlo, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, the Taos School of Music, the Perlman Music Program, and the Sarasota Music Festival. A passionate chamber musician, Kate has performed at venues such as Carnegie Hall, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as the Curtis Institute of Music and the University of New Orleans with her current group, the Vera Quartet. Her former group, the Isolde Quartet, received an honorable mention at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Kate has collaborated with several existing chamber ensembles, including the Calidore, Callisto and Kodak String Quartets, and as winner of several chamber competitions, she was selected to perform as a guest artist with the Borromeo String Quartet and with the Boston Trio. Kate’s academic interests focus on studying the contributions of women in classical music, an area she hopes to expand through featuring works by female composers in future performances.

Kate Arndt
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