Katia has performed as a soloist with the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Sinfonia, Dakota Valley Symphony Orchestra, and the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra. She has attended the Music Academy of the West, New York String Orchestra Seminar, Bowdoin International Music Festival, Orford Music Festival, and Pienza Music Festival in Tuscany. In her home state of Minnesota, Katia was a student of Sally O’Reilly. During her time at Colburn, she has collaborated with faculty and her peers in the Colburn’s Chamber Music Society, Contemporary Ensemble, and the Baroque Ensemble.