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Kathryn Lowman

University of Maryland (USA)
Kathryn Lowman, a native of Wheaton, IL, began her viola studies as a student of the Suzuki
Method at the age of six. She received her Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance from the
Cleveland Institute of Music where studied with Cleveland Orchestra violist Mark Jackobs.
Kathryn went on to receive her Master of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of
Music, and is currently pursuing her terminal degree at the University of Maryland with
National Symphony principal violist Dan Foster. Ms. Lowman has performed across North
America in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Chicago Symphony Center, Severance Hall, Millennium
Park, the Blossom Music Festival and has been featured on Chicago Public Radio. She has
appeared with artists such as the Australian String Quartet, members of the Cleveland
Orchestra, David Kim, Keith and Kristyn Getty and Bonita Boyd. Ms. Lowman has been on the
faculty of the Indianapolis Suzuki Academy, the Holton-Arms School and currently serves as
viola ensemble assistant for the University of Maryland orchestras. Former teachers include
Peter Slowik, Janis Wittrig and Sarah Montzka.