A noted composer who combines her performing career with teaching prize-winning students, Catherine Rollin has traveled to more than 50 cities in the United States and Canada to present her workshops. Ms. Rollin received her bachelor of musical arts degree with distinction from the University of Michigan and her master of music degree from Oakland University School of Performing Arts.
Her work as a composer has won her many distinctions. Among these, Ms. Rollin has been commissioned by Clavier magazine, the Music Teachers National Association and the Michigan Music Teachers Association. Several of her compositions have been selected for the National Federation of Music Clubs Festivals Bulletin. She has also served as a judge on the national level for the MTNA Student Composition Competition and as a member of the prestigious panel of judges for the Lynn Freeman Olson Composition Contest.
Ms. Rollin has been a featured soloist with numerous orchestras, and is an active chamber musician in the Detroit area. In recognition of her teaching ability, she was voted Teacher of the Year in 1987 by the Detroit Musicians League. Ms. Rollin is state and nationally certified by the Michigan Music Teachers Association and the Music Teachers National Association. Her private students have won numerous statewide, regional and national awards.