A highly accomlished soloist, chamber musician and teacher, Katie Lansdale performs actively both in America and Europe.

Concerto soloist with orchestras such as the National Symphony, the Austin Mozart Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony, she has also premiered new works for violin and orchestra with the Cleaveland Chamber Symphony and the New York Spectrum Orchestra.

She was a founding member of the New York’s Locrian New Music Ensemble performing with them for eight years.

Lauded for her vast repertoire and wide interest as a violinist, Ms. Lansdale has a particular passion for solo Bach , for which she was awarded the prestigious Schlosspreis for Performance at the Salzburg Mozarteum.

She has performed the complete solo Bach works in concert over twelve times, in venues ranging from Argentina to Utah to Washington D.C.

Grand prizewinner at both the Yellow Spring and Fischoff National Chamber Competitions, Ms. Lansdale is a frequent guest on chamber series, collaborating with Yoyo Ma, Felix Galimir and Donald Weilerstein. She has performed as guest artist at chamber festivals throughout the United States and Western Europe.

As a member of the Lions Gate Trio, she has toured America and Europe annually for twenty years.

She has a BA cum laude from Yale University, where she received prizes for work in humanities and in the arts, and graduate music degrees from Cleaveland Institute and Manhattan School of Music.
She has studied with Donald Weilerstain, Mitchell Stern, Felix Galimir, and Josef Gingold.

Having taught at SUNY –Stony Brook and Boston University, she is now on the faculty at the HARTT School of Music in Hartford, Connecticut.

« A superior peformance with sensitivity andnoverall sweep »

New York Times

« the perfromance was first rate… a bold and expressive soloist »

Cleaveland Plain Dealer

« This is one of the best recordings there are of this music »

American Record Guide

« Ms. Lansdale pulled off a performance that would put many internationally renowned virtuosi to shame…a highly intellectual interpretation charged with emotional depth. »

Releigh-Durham