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Kathy Andrew

Kathy Andrew, violinist, leads an active professional life, both as performer and instructor. She moved to Brattleboro, VT in 1989 to study with Blanche Moyse, a close mentorship which lasted for over ten years. Previously she had received a BA from the University of New Mexico (Albuquerque) and a MM from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. She was an active freelancer in the greater Baltimore area before her relocation to Vermont. Since living in New England, Ms. Andrew has been heard as soloist with the Windham Orchestra and the Nashua Chamber Orchestra, has played numerous solo and chamber music recitals, and has performed with most of the area’s regional orchestras, including the Albany Symphony, the New Hampshire Symphony, the Berkshire Symphony (Concertmaster), Arcadia Players, and Berkshire Opera, and for over 20 years performed with the New England Bach Festival, to name a few. In 1998 she toured the U.S. with Eric Clapton’s ”Pilgrim Tour” as a member of his 21 piece string section. Ms. Andrew has taught violin and viola at Bennington College, Keene State College, Greenfield Community College, The Putney School, and Northfield Mount Hermon, and has coached chamber music at Dartmouth College. Currently, in addition to being a member of the Burlington Chamber Orchestra, she performs with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, is Assistant Concertmaster of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, is Concertmaster of Opera North, and continues to perform chamber music regularly. She teaches at the Brattleboro Music Center, where she also conducts the Music School's Senior Orchestra, and has a private studio in Norwich, Vermont.