Katherine Baird, Cello & Bass

MM Kodaly Emphasis, Holy Names University
BM Cello Performance, Holy Names College

Additional Training and Certification

Orff-Schulwerk Certification Levels 1-3
Arts Management Certification Program, University of Massachusetts
Jennifer Culp, Kronos Quartet, Peter Wyrick, Andrew Luchansky
Alexander Technique, Jon Bernie
Body Mapping, Cathy Allen Aird
Feldenkrais Method, Elisabeth Marshall Reed

Professional Affiliations

Soloist, Elgar Cello Concerto, Beethoven Concerto for Violin, Cello, Piano
“Triple”, Dvorak Cello Concerto                                         
Holy Names University Orchestra, 2007, 2014, 2017

Piedmont (CA) East Bay Children’s Choir                                         
Board of Directors Member-at-large, 2020-21

Kodály Foundation for Music Education, 2020-present                             
Advisory Committee Member-at-large
Suzuki Music Association of California, present                                         
American String Teachers’ Association, present                                 
Suzuki Association of Northern California                                       
Member-at-large, present
Past President, 1997-1999
Music Teachers’ Association of California                                       
Cello Chair, Alameda Branch, 2003-2005

SAA Registered Training

Every Child Can!
Bass Unit 1
Cello Unit 1 (x2)
Cello Unit 2
Cello Unit 3
Cello Unit 4
Cello Unit 5
Cello Unit 6
Cello Unit 7
Cello Unit 8
Cello Unit 9-10
Teaching Strategies