Katherine Swaydis


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$50/hr, $25/ half hour

Background & Experience


Master of Music in Performance, 2011
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Teacher: Janine Gaboury

Bachelor of Music in Performance, 2009
Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio
Teacher: Roland Pandolfi

Orchestral Experience

Kankakee Valley Symphony, Substitute Horn, Bourbonnais, Illinois, 2011-present
Ann Arbor Symphony, Substitute Horn, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2011
Lansing Symphony Orchestra, Substitute Horn, East Lansing, Michigan, 2009-present
Jackson Symphony Orchestra, Substitute Horn, Jackson, Michigan, 2010-present
Plymouth Canton Symphony Orchestra, Substitute Horn, Plymouth, Michigan, 2010
Atlantic Music Festival Fellowship, Waterville, Maine, 2010
Aspen Music Festival and School, Aspen, Colorado, 2007, 2009
Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, Substitute Horn, Chautauqua, New York, 2008

Contemporary Music

June in Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 2006
Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble, Oberlin, Ohio, 2007-2009
Michigan State University Musique 21, East Lansing, Michigan, 2009-2011

Chamber Music Performances

Woodwind Quintet Recital, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 2010
Brass Quintet Concerts, Oberlin Brass Quintet, LA Public Schools, Los Angeles California, 2009
Mozart Horn Quintet, Panama National Theatre, Panama City, Panama, 2007

Teaching Experience
Peoples Music School YOURS Project, Chicago IL, 2011-Present
Michigan State University Graduate Assistant (assisted with MSU horn studio), East Lansing, Michigan, 2009-2010
Brass Instructor, Asociacion National de Conciertos Youth Music Camp in Panama City, Panama, January 2007, 2008