Katrina Sudman has been a piano instructor in the Preparatory and Community Piano Program since 2017. She has been teaching since 2009, both privately and with the Azusa Conservatory of Music.
In 2018, Sudman took second place in the International Piano Competition at the Festival of the Gulf (Salerno, Italy). She has performed in venues across the Chicago area including Nichols Hall, 4th Presbyterian Church, PianoForte Foundation, the Studebaker Theater, the Chicago Botanic Gardens, the Chicago Temple Building, and the Michigan Avenue and Hinsdale Steinway Galleries. Sudman has a four-hands piano duo with her husband Vincent Catalano (Catalano-Sudman Piano Duo). They have performed in concert series and at various locations across the US including Washington D.C., Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Maryland and Virginia.
In addition to her experience as a solo and chamber musician, Sudman has also worked in a variety of musical roles. She was the Director of Music at Woodridge United Methodist Church for four years and has worked as a ballet accompanist at many companies including the Joffrey Ballet and the Lou Conte Dance Studio.
Sudman earned her Master of Music in Piano Performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University (Chicago, Illinois), and her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, summa cum laude, from Azusa Pacific University (Azusa, California). She continues private studies in Rome, Italy.
- MM, Piano Performance - Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts; Chicago, IL
- BM, Piano Performance - Azusa Pacific University; Azusa, CA