Celebrating 61 Years of Musical Excellence

June 25 – July 30, 2022

Catherine Cary

CATHERINE CARY returns for her 21st season with EMF. Cary is a full-time member of the Richmond Symphony and a member of the Richmond Chamber Players. She joined the Richmond Symphony (under music director George Manahan) in 1994, winning third chair in the first violins. During her tenure in Richmond, Cary has served one and a half seasons as assistant concertmaster. A graduate of Temple University’s Boyer College of Music, Cary studied violin with Yumi Ninomiya Scott and William de Pasquale. Additional studies in chamber music were with Orlando Cole, Helen Kwalwasser, members of the Audubon Quartet, Susan Starr, Lambert Orkis and Jeffrey Solow. Cary has performed as a soloist with the Richmond Philharmonic in Brahms Double Concerto, with her husband, cellist Neal Cary. Recent chamber music performances include the modern-day premiere of Randall Thompson’s The Wind in The Willows string quartet with the Richmond Chamber Players. Cary has performed with the Harrisburg Symphony, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, the Opera Company of Philadelphia and the Glimmerglass Opera Orchestra.