Certification in Mark O'Connor Method, Viola Book 1 & Violin Book 2 & 3

Songs for a New World: Upcoming viola performance with Phoenix Productions:


Second National Tour, An American in Paris

Performance with Westchester Philharmonic 




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"Couldn't ask for a better, more qualified, and dynamic teacher than Katie to facilitate a positive musical experience for a young child."

- Michele T, parent

"Always professional, prepared, collegial and flexible.“

- Thomas Cockrell, Opera in the Ozarks music director


"I am happy to recommend Katie as a violin teacher. She is patient, calm, and encouraging. She understands the difficulties a beginner has to overcome and she is always helpful and never critical."

- Lita Weinrib, student 

"My son has been studying violin with Katie for the past 10 months. She is a light in his life; not only does he look forward to his lessons with her, but he wishes that they would last longer every time. Katie treats (her students) as people, which is rare, and holds them responsible for their own development. I have not seen this capacity in other music teachers, which is why our family values Katie so much."

- Paulina Nissenblatt, parent 

"Katie is a wonderfully patient and caring teacher and has provided a wonderful introduction to violin to our son. He really looks forward to his violin lessons!" - Adam Greenwood, parent 

"The orchestral team of Ryan Wise (keyboards 2)...and Katie von Braun (violin) bring the "Newsies'" score to life...they are simply masterful as they interpret the Menken/Feldman music with apparent ease, power, and delightful inspiration." 

- Jim Ruocco, reviewing Westchester Broadway Theatre 








Westchester Broadway Theatre: Mambo Italiano, An American in Paris

Broadway debut in Phantom of the Opera orchestra

Carnegie Hall debut with Chamber Orchestra of Rome 

Westchester Broadway Theatre: Newsies, Phantom 


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