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Katherine Weintraub is a decorated performer, passionate educator, and doctoral candidate at the Eastman School of Music. She made her solo debut at the age of 15 performing Jacques Ibert’s Concertino da Camera with the Florida Orchestra. Known for her sensitive musicianship, Weintraub champions the standard repertoire of the saxophone in addition to contemporary music and creative transcriptions of borrowed works. She holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the University of Michigan. While attending the University, she was named winner of the school’s Graduate Concerto Competition. As a doctoral student, she was awarded first prize at the International William C. Byrd Young Artist Competition and she was a national finalist in the MTNA Young Artist Competition. In 2014, Weintraub was the winner of the Eastman School of Music Concerto Competition and shortly after, she was named first-prize winner of the International Saxophone Symposium and Competition in Columbus, Georgia. She has performed at notable venues such as the Shanghai Grand Theater, the National Center of the Performing Arts in Beijing, China; Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. She has also been featured as a soloist with the University of Michigan Philharmonia, the Flint Symphony Orchestra, and the illustrious Eastman Wind Ensemble.
Jul 12 201817:45
recitalJoshua Keeling (1982): Ñamandú for saxophone and electronicsJoshua Keeling (1982): In Rarefied AirPierce Gradone (1986): Keep the Balance on the Back Curve for saxopohone and electronics (premiere performance)
STUDENT CENTER Theatre &TD Semicircular Hall Savska cesta 25