Private Violin Lessons with Katherine

Classical & Contemporary Concert Violinist

Concert Pianist

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Violinist Katherine Gilger resides in New York City and has been teaching in the city for the last five years.

She recently graduated from the Mannes School of Music where she received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. While at Mannes, Katherine studied with David Chan, concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and renowned pedagogue Aaron Rosand. Katherine also served as concertmaster of the Mannes Orchestra.

Katherine performs in the Montclair Orchestra in New Jersey, with the North Carolina Symphony and with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Katherine is an active chamber musician, having performed with members of the American Ballet Theatre, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.

A frequent recitalist, Katherine has played recent concerts in Vermont, North Carolina, upstate New York for the Young Musicians Forum, and around New York City.

Growing up in Raleigh, North Carolina, Katherine began playing the violin at seven years of age and the piano at four. She studied with North Carolina Symphony Assistant Concertmaster Rebekah Binford and was concertmaster of three youth orchestras.

Katherine delivers private lessons to violin students and piano students of all levels: beginner, intermediate, advanced and professional. She also delivers viola lessons to beginner students.


Where: Online only right now

(Once Katherine is teaching In-person again, locations will include: NYC Violin Studio and in your Manhattan home (UWS, Harlem & Washington Heights).

When: Mon, Thurs, Fri & Sat online through Facetime. Check openings on her real time calendar below. You can schedule your own lessons online and reschedule or cancel your own lessons online more than 24 hours in advance.

Katherine's schedule is the same whether you are taking violin, viola or piano lessons.

Discounted Packages: If you choose to buy a package of 4 or more lessons, you will receive an automatic discount. Recurring lessons payments are one of the best ways to save on lessons.

Cancellation Policy: Your private violin lessons must be canceled 24 hours or more in advance, or you may be charged the full lesson fee.

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How to Book: Choose between in-home or in-studio lessons. Choose ideal lesson length. Choose a date and time on the calendar. Click “continue”. Fill out form, and reserve without paying, or, pay in advance.

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Hear What Students Have to Say

Katherine is an amazing violinist and a kind, responsive, and patient teacher. She knows how to work with the most beginning student to get fast and wonderful results. My son and I love her.

- Sarah F.

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