Cellist Katie Tertell lives in the UK and enjoys a rich and varied experience as a freelance artist in Europe and America. A former member of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Katie works with numerous European symphony and chamber orchestras. She is a current recipient of the prestigious Exceptional Talent visa awarded by Arts Council England and teaches cello at Durham University (UK). Katie performs regularly in international music series and festivals and with her ensemble, Semibreve Collective, which received critical acclaim for their rural Autumn 2020 tour of North East UK that served communities left isolated and vulnerable by the Covid-19 pandemic. She is increasingly interested in folk and cross-genre collaborations and was awarded a competitive "Developing Your Creative Practice" grant from Arts Council England in 2021 to further explore her creative work. Katie performs in live and recorded broadcasts for BBC Radio 3 and RTÉ Lyric FM on a regular basis, and enjoys reaching audiences both near and far through various broadcasts and recordings including a number of films and award-winning discs.

Since making her solo debut with orchestra at the age of nine, American violinist Rachelle Hunt has appeared as a soloist with orchestras throughout the United States, Europe, and South America. She is a member of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony (hr-Sinfonieorchester) in Germany since 2011. Ms. Hunt has been a top prize-winner in numerous international and national competitions, including the Kingsville and Corpus Christi International Competitions. She has been presented as a soloist and chamber musician at such venues as the Concert Hall and Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center, the Sendesaal of the Hessischer Rundfunk (Germany), the Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest, and Casa de la Música (Ecuador), as well as being featured on the nationally broadcast “From the Top” on NPR, several German radio stations, and TV in Venezuela and Colombia. Her recordings of chamber works appear in the Mozart and Beethoven Archives as well as the ARD Mediathek in Europe, and she is regularly featured on digital concert venues such as ARTE Concert and Stage@Seven. After graduating from Rice University, summa cum laude, she was awarded a Fulbright Grant to study at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Germany, where she earned both the Konzertexamen Diploma and Chamber Music Certificate with the highest honors. She is adjunct faculty at the Conservatory in Frankfurt (Dr. Hoch's Konservatorium). Learn more at

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Violinist Audrey Pride is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. She attended Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, and received her bachelor’s degree in violin performance studying with Mark Kaplan. She continued on to Northwestern University to complete her master’s degree with Blair Milton, and at the same time, was a member of the Chicago Civic Orchestra. She has studied at such summer music festivals as the Aspen Music Festival, the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Maestro Lorin Maazel’s Castleton Music Festival, and the National Repertory Orchestra. Audrey is a former member of the Dayton Philharmonic, and also taught violin in their after-school El Sistema-inspired program. Currently, Audrey is a full time member of the Knoxville Symphony, and through the KSO, can be seen performing on many stages and in many classrooms throughout Eastern Tennessee. She is recently married to her husband Alex, a trumpet player, and they enjoy cooking and exploring the outdoors together!