Collaborators Past and Present
Gail Williams: internationally recognized hornist and brass pedagogue. She held the position of Associate Principal Horn in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for 16 of her 20 years with the orchestra and has been the horn professor at Northwestern University since 1989. Collaborating on recitals since 2008 at events in Tennessee, Texas, Evanston, IL, Long Island and Madison, WI.
Caroline Helton: soprano in the voice faculty at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance. As an artist Dr. Helton enjoys a wide range of classical singing, from opera and oratorio to recital and chamber music. She worked with Kathryn in January of 2008 performing a program called “Voices of the Holocaust” live on Chicago’s classical music radio station WFMT. The program was recorded in 2010 for Block M records as the album Voices Of The Holocaust.
Randall Hawes: bass trombonist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Lecturer in Trombone Performance at Northwestern University. Recording and performing partner since 1998, US.
Fabio di Casola: principal clarinetist with the Winterthur Chamber Orchestra, teacher at the Winterthur Musikschule. Performing and recording partner from 1995-1999.
Gabriel Bolkosky: classical and jazz violinist, devoted teacher and artistic director of the Phoenix Ensemble of Ann Arbor, Michigan. We did recital, recording and work together on the Ives Festivals from 2001-2007.
John Madison: principal violist of the Michigan Opera Theater Orchestra, principal violist of the Sphinx Symphony, and co-founder and coordinator of The Cassini Ensemble, an award winning chamber group. Recital work since the late 1990s, honored to be featured on his CD for Jewel Heart.
Stephan MacLeod: bass-baritone, artistic director of a new concert series in Geneva, Switzerland. Performing partner from 1991-2002 in Switzerland, Germany, Scotland and in the U.S.
Timothy McAllister: soprano saxophonist with the Prism Quartet and Professor of Saxophone at Arizona State University. Soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in John Adams' piece, City Noir during Maestro Gustavo Dudamel's inaugural season, 2009-2010. Tim and Kathryn have worked together since 2001, performing in Tokyo, Paris and throughout the United States. They are working on a second recording project; the CD In Transit was their first team effort.
Donald Sinta: Earl V. Moore Professor of Saxophone at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Performing partner since 1990 in the U.S.
Peter Sparling: Professor of Dance at the University of Michigan, artistic director of the Dance Gallery Studio. Projects together and performing partners since 2005.
Ulrich Wand: baritone for concerts, opera and musical theater in Europe. Recording and performing partner since 1992 in Germany and in the U.S.
Armin Brunner: artistic director of Migros Foundation Concerts, Switzerland. Participation in his projects since 1995, including multiple tours as First Pianist in Camille Saint-Saens' Le Carnaval des Animaux, and television appearances as ensemble and solo pianist.