The Royal Conservatory The Glenn Gould School

Katharine Rapoport

Pedagogy

Bachelor of Arts with Honours, Master of Arts (Cambridge University); Certificate of Advanced Studies in violin with Yfrah Neaman (Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London)

Katharine Rapoport also studied in Siena (Italy) and Detmold (Germany) and at Vienna Hochschule für Musik with Bruno Giuranna and Hatto Beyerle. She is an active freelance violist in Toronto as well as an adjudicator. Her articles have been published in the University of Toronto Quarterly and The Strad magazine. In addition, Katharine authored the 2001 Royal Conservatory viola syllabus, coauthored the 1999 violin syllabus, and was series editor of The Encore Series for Violin and two teachers' manuals. Her recordings include Classical Kids and the Sunset Boulevard soundtrack, and she has recorded with the Esprit Orchestra. A member of the American Federation of Musicians and the American String Teachers Association, Katharine has been on The Royal Conservatory faculty since 1983.

Professor Rapoport can be reached through e-mail at: katharine.rapoport@rcmusic.ca