USA-born hornist Catherine Eisele currently lives and performs in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Catherine began her studies at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with Randy Gardner, and receiving her Bachelor of Music there with honors, in 2008. Since 2008 she has studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main with Esa Tapani, completing her Diplom in 2011.
Catherine has performed extensively throughout Europe, North America and Asia, most notably with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony, and is a member of the Philharmonie der Nationen. In 2008 Catherine traveled to Mexico City with the Cultures in Harmony Project XII "Puentes Musicales" and led the musicians of the Orquesta Filarmónica Juvenil in a week of rehearsals, lessons, master classes, concerts, cultural dialogue forums, workshops, and recitals. In 2009 she toured China with the Young Euro Classic China-Deutschland Festivalensemble.
Catherine is also an avid chamber musician and has participated in the premieres of several solo and orchestral works including Thomas Lloyd’s setting of Wordsworth’s sonnet “The World is Too Much with Us” for choir, horn and piano, commissioned for her. Her other interests include yoga and photography.
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