Katie von Braun received her Master’s degree in violin performance from the San Francisco Conservatory, and her Bachelor of Music with a minor in anthropology from the University of Michigan. She is currently on faculty with Opus 118 East Harlem School of Music, and Fort Lee School of Music. She has also taught violin at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Amabile School of Music, BLUME Haiti, and Conservatory in the Schools in San Francisco. In New York City, Katie is Concertmaster of Utopia Opera and Blue Hill Theatre Troupe, and also performs with the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra of the Bronx and Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble. She has held the position of Concertmaster at Opera in the Ozarks, San Francisco Conservatory Orchestra, Brevard Festival Orchestra and Phillips Academy Chamber Orchestra. Katie is a former student of Ian Swensen and Yehonatan Berick.