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Katherine Branch

Degrees & Studies

Degrees 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.


Suzuki Violin

Music Conservatory of Westchester

Faculty since 2016

Born In

Berwyn, Illinois

Performances & Distinctions

Violist with the Chappaqua Orchestra since 1978; formerly violist with Orquestra Sinfonica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador. Numerous chamber music performances in the Westchester region. A 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 philosophy is that of Dr. Suzuki – ‘Every child can learn given the correct environment, supportive parents, and effective teaching.’ ”