Cellist Mary-Katherine Finch enjoys a diverse performing career with numerous ensembles and in a wide variety of musical genres. As a member of Contact Contemporary Music she will perform Brian Eno’s Discreet Music at Bang on a Can’s LOUD Festival in August. Contact also has plans to record more of Eno’s music in the fall, in collaboration with Evan Ziporyn.
Mary-Katherine has appeared with the Toronto Symphony, National Ballet of Canada, Esprit Orchestra, and served as guest principal cellist with Hamilton Philharmonic, Windsor Symphony, and Niagara Symphony, and is principal cellist of Mississauga Symphony. In 2015 she made her concerto debut with Mississauga Symphony. Mary-Katherine regularly performs chamber music on various concert series in Ontario. Summer festivals include Luminato, Elora, Toronto Summer Music, Festival of the Sound, and Ottawa Chamber Festival.
As a dedicated teacher, Mary-Katherine maintains a busy private studio in North York and is cello instructor at the University of Toronto and Claude Watson School for the Arts.