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Catherine Neville

Member since 2017
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Composing since 2017, Catherine Neville’s music has premiered in New York City, Seattle, Moscow, Birmingham, Alabama, as well as several venues on Long Island, New York. In 2019, Mrs. Neville was a featured composer at “The Muse’s Voice” concert series at Barnard College. During the Covid-19 quarantine of 2020, Mrs. Neville’s music was selected by the Quintessential Quintet for their virtual residency, and her “Danses” for solo violin premiered in July in the “Spread Spectrum” online music festival, which was broadcast live from Moscow.

A freelance clarinetist, Mrs. Neville has performed with several chamber and orchestral ensembles in the New York City area. As an educator with nearly 20 years in the classroom, Mrs. Neville has taught instrumental and classroom music for children of all ages.

Mrs. Neville currently studies with Jeff Nichols at the Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens, New York. She holds a Master of Science in Education from Hofstra University, and a Bachelor of Music degree from SUNY Stony Brook, where she was the winner of the Concerto Competition. Mrs. Neville studied clarinet with Fan Lei, Deborah Chodacki, Gregg Miller, and Lawrence Sobol, and has participated in masterclasses for Michael Webster, Stephen Williamson, and Charles Niedich