Violist Katie Carrington originally hails from Chicago and made her Carnegie Hall debut performing the Telemann Viola Concerto. She holds degrees from The Juilliard School and Rice University, where she had the pleasure of working with Heidi Castleman, Hsin-Yun Huang, and James Dunham. Katie previously played with the Louisiana Philharmonic and currently serves as Principal Viola in the Mercury Chamber Orchestra. She also plays Principal Viola in the Breckenridge Music Festival.
In addition to her performing career she enjoys a rewarding teaching career that fulfills her passion for sharing music with children. She previously served as Artistic Director of the Greater New Orleans Suzuki Forum.
She currently is on the Board of the Southeast Texas Suzuki Association as well as working with the Houston Youth Symphony and Mercury Chamber Orchestra’s educational programs. Katie is also the newest member of the Axiom Quartet.