Kate Unrau is a versatile violinist who is excited by diverse performance opportunities. Comfortable as a soloist, she has performed concertos by Alfred Schnittke, John Weinzweig, and others.

Kate is most often found playing with one of Ontario's professional orchestras or in a musical theatre pit. Highlights of last season included Die Walküre with the Canadian Opera Company and several premieres with the Esprit Orchestra.

Kate particularly enjoys popular music projects. Some of her favourite appearances have been with artists such as David Foster, Marvin Hamlisch, Herbie Hancock, Hugh Jackman, Paul Anka, and Mary J Blige.

Kate has a master's degree in Violin Performance from the University of Toronto, and she held the Principal Second Violin position with the Kingston Symphony for over a decade.