Catherine Schubilske joined the Minnesota Orchestra in 2000 and has played in all of the Orchestra’s recording cycles with Music Director Osmo Vänskä. She performed, recorded and toured with the Chicago Symphony as an extra musician for several seasons and was a tenured member of the orchestras of Milwaukee, Honolulu and Santa Fe Opera. As a soloist she has appeared several times with the Milwaukee Symphony and Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra.
Chamber music performances have included the Minnesota Orchestra’s TPT live broadcasts and chamber music series, the Bach Aria Festival, Strings in the Mountains Festival in Steamboat Springs, Joya concerts in Anoka, Hill House Chamber Players and a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert broadcast in Chicago.
A native of Chicago, Schubilske studied with Jens Ellerman at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and the Aspen Festival, and earned a master’s degree in violin performance from Indiana University where she studied with Franco Gulli. Her post-graduate violin studies were with Vartan Manoogian, Burton Kaplan and Lea Foli.