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Katherine Potter

Katherine Potter (formally Corecig) is a freelance violist and composer with an interesting musical background, having completed Bachelors of Music in both jazz performance (WA Academy of Performing Arts) and classical performance (University of Western Australia, with First-Class Honours). Katherine has been a member of the Sartory String Quartet since 2003, performing nationally and overseas, and was a 2006 Australian Chamber Orchestra Emerging Artist. Katherine has performed as a casual violist with the WA Symphony Orchestra since 2007 and from time to time plays as Principal Violist with the Perth Symphony Orchestra. Katherine has composed concert, film and dance music which has been performed in Australia, the US and Canada, and has a predilection for writing new soundtracks for 1920s silent films. Katherine has been a recipient of two DCA Development Grants and an Australia Council Artstart grant, all of which have enabled her to gain furtherskills and experience in both performance and composition. Katherine's website is at kathyplaysviola.com