A passionate performer, teacher, and chamber musician, Kathy Johnson received a Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance from Baldwin-Wallace College in 1994, and a Master of Music in Violin Performance from Northwestern University in 1996. While at Northwestern she held an assistantship in teaching violin to undergraduate students. Kathy plays with the Dallas Opera Orchestra and Dallas Chamber Orchestra, and has performed as an assistant concertmaster with the Abilene Opera and Wichita Falls Symphony. She has also been a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, which is the Chicago Symphony's training orchestra. Kathy is the mother of two girls, and her 2-year-old can already stand in proper violin rest position!