Violinist ~ Artistic Leader ~ Teacher

TEACHING & masterclasses


Catherine Mackintosh has passed on her enthusiasm for earlier styles of performing to countless musicians. From 1977 – 2001, she was a professor of baroque and classical violin and viola at the Royal College of Music in London. At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow from 1988 – 2001 she was teaching baroque violin and has directed concerts, Purcell’s semi-operas, Handel’sopera “Serse” and Monteverdi’s Vespers. From 2008 – 2011, she taught baroque violin at the Hague Royal Conservatoire. She is a visiting professor at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in Australia and Zagreb Music Academy in Croatia.

Now in demand for masterclasses, orchestral direction and coaching, Catherine has formed close links in Eastern Europe with Aestas Musica International Baroque Summer School in Varaždin, Croatia, and Czech Early Music Summer School in Valtice

Catherine is a Fellow of Royal College of Music and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.