Kari Kettering


Donna & Herbert Weitzman Chair, in honor of Juanita and Henry S. Miller Jr.

Kari Kettering joined the Dallas Symphony in 2003. A native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, she completed her Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota and Master of Music at Indiana University where she studied with Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi. Before moving to Dallas Kari lived in Seattle where she performed regularly with the Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera, Pacific Northwest Ballet and Northwest Chamber Orchestra. She has performed with numerous chamber ensembles in the Dallas area and was a member of the Voices of Change Modern Music Ensemble for 10 years. Kari plays a cello made in 1710 by Joseph Guarnerius filius Andreas that is generously on loan from Richard and Enika Schulze.