Faculty and Staff
Katherine C McBain
Office: 2413 - Doudna Fine Arts Center
Katherine Carothers McBain completed a DMA in Horn Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music in 2008. She previously earned a Master of Music degree from Eastman and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Houston. An active performer and recitalist, McBain has performed with various orchestras including the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Rochester Chamber Orchestra, Kalamazoo Symphony, and the Round Top International Institute Festival Orchestra. She has been a featured horn soloist with Eastern Illinois University's Concert Choir, Eastern Symphony Orchestra, the Eastman Opera Orchestra, and Rochester's Concentus Women's Chorus. As a chamber musician, McBain has performed with groups including Champaign-Urbana's Prairie Ensemble, the Eastern Faculty Brass Quintet, Eastern Faculty Woodwind Quintet, Nazareth College Faculty Brass Quintet, and the concert brass duo, HeldenDuo. With a reverence for solo horn, McBain performs recitals frequently, and recently performed solo works at both the International Horn Symposium and the International Women's Brass Conference. Having held the post of Instructor of Horn at Eastern Illinois University since 2007, McBain has also held teaching posts at the University of Rochester and Nazareth College.
Frequently Taught CoursesApplied Horn
Selected Conference PresentationsMid-South Horn Workshop, March 2012
International Horn Symposium, May 2012
International Women's Brass Conference, June 2012