Katherine Baloff

Katherine B.

Boca Raton, FL
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Katherine delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 8+ and special needs

Teaching since:
June 2009

Winner of the 2010 NJ Governor's Award in Arts Education, Katherine is a passionate and dedicated teacher with over nine years of teaching experience. She is a professional violinist who currently plays with many orchestras in the area including the Sarasota Orchestra, the Southwest Florida Symphony, the Boca Symphonia, the Symphony of the Americas and various others. She finished her Master’s degree in Violin Performance at the Lynn Conservatory of Music in 2017 and her Bachelor's degree in 2015 from the DePaul University School of Music in Chicago.

Over the past nine years, Katherine has enjoyed teaching students of all ages, from 4 years old to adult, she has taught private and group lessons as well as coached chamber groups in the South Jersey, Philadelphia, Chicago and South Florida areas. She is currently available to teach lessons online or in the comfort of your own home!

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Experience

Artist Faculty
Jun 2018 - Present
Dali Quartet International Music Festival

I teach private and group lessons, give masterclasses and coach quartets and chamber ensembles ranging from elementary school to high school and pre-college levels.

Violin Teacher
Jan 2016 - Present
Lynn Conservatory Preparatory Program

Private lesson instructor

Violin Teacher
Sep 2013 - Present
Private Studio in Chicago

Violin Teacher
Sep 2013 - Feb 2014
Music House Inc.

Group lesson instructor

Violin Teacher and Chamber Music Coach
Sep 2009 - Sep 2012
Elite Strings Program

Taught private and group lessons and coached student chamber ensembles.

Violin Teacher
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
Music by Mitchell

Taught private lessons to students of all ages.

Education

Professional Performance Certificate
Aug 2017 - Present
Lynn Conservatory of Music
Master of Music
Aug 2015 - May 2017
Lynn Conservatory of Music
Bachelor of Music
Sep 2011 - Jun 2015
DePaul University School of Music

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Every Child Can Course
Apr 2018
Suzuki Association of the Americas

Awards

Winner - Chamber Music Competition
Dec 2017
Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York
New Jersey Governor's Award in Arts Education
May 2010
New Jersey Governor
Cherry Hill, NJ named April 12th "Katherine B. Day"
Apr 2010
Cherry Hill Mayor

Affiliations

Suzuki Association of the Americas
Apr 2018

The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) is a coalition of teachers, parents, educators, and others who are interested in making music education available to all children. The SAA provides programs and services to members throughout North and South America.

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Photos & Videos

Photo by Katherine B.

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With some of my wonderful student's after their Spring recital!

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Performing Vivaldi "Winter" as rehearsal soloist for Joshua Bell
Competition Performance: Haydn "Sunrise" Quartet
Competition Performance:

Grieg Quartet in G minor
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2 Reviews

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Cindy C. Oct 28, 2014
Violin · In home

Katherine is teaching my 5-year old daughter to play violin. My daughter is a high energy kid who is still learning letters in kindergarten so Katherine has had her work cut out for her to teach her to play and read music. However, with patience and clever ways of teaching I can see that my daughter is understanding the fundamentals of music and if anyone can teach my daughter to play violin, it's Katherine.

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Jacob G. Feb 4, 2014
Violin ·

Highly Recommended! Confident and Talented Violin Instructor

It had been over 5 years since I picked up my violin, so I was feeling very guilty and afraid of resuming lessons after such a long break. Kat never once made me feel guilty about the break - she was so encouraging yet firm with her recommendations for getting back to the skill level where I once was.

After just two lessons, I noticed a significant improvement, and I'm so excited to continue to regain my confidence in the coming weeks. I can't recommend her enough! She's a pleasure to work with and I'm grateful to have found such a great teacher to instruct me in something I enjoy so much.

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