Katherine Peter - Violin Teacher
Katherine Peter - Violin Teacher

“The longer you silence a violin, the harder it is for it to find its true voice again.”

– Alexandra Bracken

About Katherine Peter

Programs Taught: Private Violin Lessons
Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Styles: Classical
Teaching since: 2018
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Katherine Peter is a spirited violinist who brings solo and chamber ensemble music to communities across Canada. Known for her deep dedication to premiering new Canadian and 20th Century works, Katherine is a core musician of the Classical Contexts new music series, where she has debuted multiple original Canadian compositions and highlighted unknown works. Pursuing this passion, Katherine has worked extensively for the Student Composer Series at both McGill University and the University of Toronto.

As a soloist, Katherine has performed in such distinguished places as Walter Hall, Mazzoleni Hall, Tanna Schulich Hall, Pollack Hall, and Jeunesses Musicales Canada House. She has also performed as soloist and concertmaster at Montréal’s Maison Symphonique for the sold-out 2010 Video Games Live Orchestra performance. As the 2008 winner of the North Toronto Concerto Competition, Katherine has played as both soloist and concertmaster of the North Toronto Symphony Orchestra. She is a multiple gold medalist of the Contemporary Showcase Festival and Kiwanis Festival, where she has competed in both violin and piano categories.

Katherine developed her love and appreciation for music under the guidance of esteemed professors, including Marie Bérard, Thomas Williams, Carissa Klopoushak, Annalee Patipatanakoon, Min-Jeong Koh, and Timothy Ying. She received her Bachelor of Music from McGill University, and completed her Master of Music in Performance Violin at the University of Toronto. She can be seen playing a 1949 Pierre Audinot violin from Paris, France.


Designations:Bachelor of Music at McGill University and Masters in Music violin Performance with U of T
School/ College/ University:University of Toronto
Languages Spoken:English

Katherine Peter Performances


MERRIAM School of Music Locations

MERRIAM School of Music

(905) 829-2020
 Monday 10:00 am–6:00 pm
 Tuesday 10:00 am–9:00 pm
 Wednesday 10:00 am–9:00 pm
 Thursday 10:00 am–9:00 pm
 Friday 10:00 am–6:00 pm
 Saturday 9:00 am–6:00 pm
 Sunday 11:00 am–5:00 pm

MERRIAM School of Music

(905) 660-9503
 Sunday 11:00 am–5:00 pm
 Monday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Tuesday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Wednesday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Thursday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Friday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Saturday 9:00 am–6:00 pm