Katie Jo McNair


Violin Teacher

Katie Jo McNair, originally from Santa Cruz, California, is currently attending New Saint Andrews College and pursuing her musical career in violin. She performs for New Saint Andrews Choir concerts and is employed as a section violinist for the Washington Idaho Symphony. Before college, Katie Jo served as Concert Master for the Santa Cruz Chamber Strings orchestra as well as Principle Second and Assistant Concert Master for the Santa Cruz County Youth Symphony. She also played first violin in the Perfect 4th String Quartet. She received three consecutive musician leadership awards from the Youth Symphony and won the 2013 Santa Cruz County Youth Symphony Concerto Competition. Katie Jo has placed TOP 3 in both Solo Violin and Chamber Group competitions, but teaching is where her passion is. She has provided sectional coaching sessions for young orchestra musicians and has taught beginning violin classes for the Twin Lakes Church Music Camp. She hopes to share her love and passion for the violin with all ages, inspiring others to pursue their passion for music.