Katrina Becker is an active chamber, solo and orchestral music performer -- she's a partner in the Allegro Quartet and has played with MusicaNova Orchestra, the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, the West Valley Symphony and the Mesa Symphony (now Symphony of the Southwest). Katrina started studying the violin at four and soon added piano, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northern Arizona University. She taught English as a second language in Taiwan, and currently teaches private string lessons at Phoenix's Stradivari House. Katrina helps coordinate and coach Phoenix Junior Strings, has adjudicated for the Arizona Music Educators Association and the North Valley Symphony Orchestra Summerford Violin Concerto Competition, and serves on the board of the Grand Canyon Music Festival. She worked as operations coordinator for The Phoenix Symphony before spending ten years as an on-air music host and public affairs coordinator at all-classical 89.5 KBAQ. Katrina has written articles, reviews, website content and program notes for organizations and publications including Opera Magazine (UK), Chamber Music Northwest, Downtown Phoenix Journal, StringRiffs.com, AZ-Lifestyle Magazine, Phoenix Chamber Music Society, Phoenix Chorale, Arizona Opera and the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.