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Born in Belgium, Katrina Crichton began her musical education in her native country. In 1999 , she obtained a Bachelor of Arts(Music) degree from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester (U.K.) where she studied with E.Ferrand and R. Kirshbaum. She pursued her studies in Weimar ( Germany) with Prof.B.Böhme gaining a “ Künstlerisches Aufbaustudium” at the Hochschule für Musik “Franz Liszt”.
She also carried out further studies with A.Bijlsma , T.Tsutsumi, W.Boettcher and M.Kliegel as well as with the LaSalle and Alban Berg quartets . As a soloist Katrina Crichton performed not only in Europe, but also in the USA, Canada, South America and India.

She won prizes in numerous competitions : Jeunes Solistes RTBF , Jong Tenuto BRTN , Axion Classics, and has held scholarships from several foundations such as the Mozarteum Scholarship ( Austria) , Trossingen Open Chamber Music Award (Germany), Bowdoin Major Scholarship Award (USA) and Dartington Scholarship Award (U.K.).
Her chamber music partners included among others P. Vernikov , F.Agostini , W.Rademacher, A.Gerhardt , C. Cimmerman and members of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Katrina Crichton has been the guest of numerous festivals : Dartington Summer Music Festival , Open Chamber Music Festival Trossingen , Bowdoin Summer Music Festival , Festival Midi-Minimes ,  Festival de Wallonie , " Artistes en Résidence UCL" ,  Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival, Kunstfest Weimar and the Salzburg Festival.

In 2008, she was faculty at the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival (USA).

Since 2015 she has been a regular jury member at the Bundeswettbewerb „Jugend Musiziert „ in Germany
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