Kate Dillingham

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Kate Dillingham
OriginNew York City, New York, USA
Music educator
Years active1993-present
LabelsAffetto Recordings | New Focus Recordings | Furious Artisans | DLGM Productions | Connoisseur Society
Associated actsBernard Greenhouse | Astrid Schween | Grace Lin-Anderson | Random Access Music

Kate Dillingham is an American Classical cellist from New York City.[1] She performs as both a soloist and as a chamber musician and is a member of the Random Access Music Players.[2] A former student of Bernard Greenhouse, she is also the Artistic Director of the Wellfleet CelloFest, held in honor of the centenary of his birth.[3] Dillingham also studied with Maria Tchaikovskaya at the Moscow Conservatory.[4]

She made her debut with orchestra in Russia in 1998 with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra "The Seasons" and in Saint Petersburg with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic "Hermitage".[5] Dillingham also released her first album that same year. In 2002 she made her New York debut recital at Merkin Concert Hall premiering a commissioned work by Augusta Read Thomas ("Chant") and premiering a solo work by Jennifer Higdon.[6] Her recordings were licensed for use in the films La rafle and Les Berlinoises.


  • Three Sonatas for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord, BWV 1027-1029 J.S. Bach with Jory Vinikour, harpsichord (2016)
  • Crossings: New Music for Cello - Premieres and Commissions (2015)
  • Lutoslawski, Herbert, Dvorak, Higdon with the Moscow Symphony Orchestra (2004)
  • Debussy, Honegger and Faure with Blair McMillen, piano (2002)
  • Haydn Cello Concertos with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra "The Seasons" (2001)


Three Sonatas for Violoncello and Keyboard, BWV 1027-1029 by J.S. Bach edited by Bernard Greenhouse and Kate Dillingham, published by G. Schirmer Inc.[7]


  1. ^ "Kate Dillingham - Bio". www.katedillingham.com. Retrieved 2016-05-17.
  2. ^ "RAM Players » Random Access Music". ram-nyc.org. Retrieved 2016-05-17.
  3. ^ "Frontpage - Cellofest". Cellofest. Retrieved 2016-05-17.
  4. ^ "R&R Concerts | Artists". www.rrconcerts.org. Retrieved 2016-05-18.
  5. ^ "Kate Dillingham - www.cellist.nl". www.cellist.nl. Retrieved 2016-05-18.
  6. ^ "Festival Artists - SWCC-Southwest Virginia Community College". SWCC-Southwest Virginia Community College. Retrieved 2016-05-18.
  7. ^ "WorldCat Identities - Dillingham, Kate".