Cellist Mary-Katherine Finch enjoys a diverse performing career with numerous ensembles and in a wide variety of musical genres. She holds a Master of Music degree in Performance from the University of Toronto. Mary-Katherine has appeared with the Toronto Symphony, National Ballet of Canada, Esprit Orchestra, and served as guest principal cellist with Hamilton Philharmonic, Windsor Symphony, and Niagara Symphony, and is principal cellist of Mississauga Symphony. In 2015 she made her concerto debut with Mississauga Symphony.
Mary-Katherine regularly performs chamber music on various concert series in Ontario. Summer festivals include Luminato, Elora, Toronto Summer Music, Festival of the Sound, and Ottawa Chamber Festival. Mary-Katherine is a member of Contact Contemporary Ensemble.
As a dedicated teacher, Mary-Katherine maintains a busy private studio in North York and is cello instructor at the University of Toronto and Claude Watson School for the Arts. This is her second collaboration with the Madawaska quartet.Mary-Katherine is performing in place of Amber Ghent who is on leave.