Kathleen Scarborough

> Ms. Scarborough has been a versatile performer and teacher for nearly three decades. She has played in symphony, ballet, and chamber orchestras, done extensive commercial and studio work, performed with such artists as Tony Bennett, Julie Andrews, Smokey Robinson, and Bernadette Peters, and performed in Carnegie and Alice Tully Halls and the Kennedy Center.

> She lived most recently in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area, where she ran a large private violin and viola studio, developed a lower school strings program for the Landon School, involved her students in chamber music, small ensembles, and musical theater productions, and, for many years, coached violin and viola sectional rehearsals for the Maryland Classic (Montgomery County) Youth Orchestra.

> Many of her students have played in top youth orchestras, sometimes as concertmasters or principals, and some have won competitions and Kennedy Center fellowships. In addition to her activities in New York, Ms. Scarborough continues to work in the D.C. area, and is the first violinist in the internationally acclaimed big band, Doc Scantlin and His Imperial Palms Orchestra.

 

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> She holds a B.A. With Honors in English from St. Louis University, did extensive graduate work in Violin and Viola Performance at the St. Louis Conservatory of Music, and has recently done coursework in Special Education at Hunter College in New York. Performance and teaching resumes are available upon request.

> Ms. Scarborough is a member of American Federation of Musicians Local 802 in New York, the American Association of String Teachers, the New York State Music Teachers Association, Phi Beta Kappa, and Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit Honor Society), PEN International, and the Academy of American Poets. She has three children and lives in Manhattan.

Violin & Viola Performance & Instruction