Catherine Cosbey

Violinist Catherine Cosbey, member of the Cavani String Quartet, leads an adventurous career as both a vibrant performer and presenter of chamber music. Catherine’s international performing career has taken her throughout the US and abroad. Highlights include the Honens Festival in Calgary, Alberta, Esterhazy String Quartet Festival in Hungary, Festival de Febrero in Mexico, and Carnegie Hall. She has enjoyed collaborations as guest violinist with the Annex Quartet, the Attacca Quartet, the Afiara Quartet, the Cecilia Quartet, the Tokai Quartet, and A Far Cry, and as recital partner with many wonderful artists including Katherine Dowling, Sheila Jaffe, Julian Rachlin, Sarah McElravy, Boris Andrianov, and Peter Frankl. As founding member of the award winning Linden String Quartet, hailed as “polished, radiant and incisive” by The Strad Magazine, she has been the Quartet-in-Residence at Yale University and the Cleveland Institute of Music. Prizes include the Grand Prize at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Concert Artists Guild, and the ProQuartet Prize at the 9th Borciani String Quartet Competition. Ms. Cosbey is the Artistic Director of the Regina Chamber Music Festival and Co-Artistic Director of Bach From The Heart. A native of Regina Saskatchewan, Canada, she is proud to be part of a the Cosbey Piano Quintet with her joyful and musical family.