Katie Kresek maintains a dynamic musical career as violinist, violist, teaching artist, writer, and host. An active explorer of a broad musical spectrum, she has given recitals at Carnegie Hall, the National Arts Club, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Merkin Hall and the New York Public Library. As a soloist, she has appeared with the Westchester Philharmonic under the direction of maestro Paul Lustig Dunkel. Her playing has been featured on WQXR's McGraw-Hill Young Artists Showcase and WNYC's program "Sound Check". Ms. Kresek is an alumna of the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, and was a founding member of the Arabella Piano Trio, with whom she made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2002. As an orchestral musician, Ms. Kresek frequently performs with the Harrisburg, Albany, and Princeton Symphony Orchestras, The Philadelphia Virtuosi, The Westchester and Brooklyn Philharmonics, The American Composers Orchestra, and was formerly a member of the Spoleto Festival Orchestra in Italy. She also performs in the Broadway productions of American Idiot and The Phantom of the Opera. www.katiekresek.com.