Born in Maria de la Salut, a little village in Mallorca in 1984, began playing the violin at the age of eight. With 18 moved to Austria where she graduated in Master of Arts in Violin with Maighread McCrann, and M.A. in Chamber Music with Chia Chou at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Graz. She has been member of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and concertmaster of the Young Spanish Nationa Orchestra (Jonde). For her studies she was recipient of major scholarships as Caja Madrid and Fundación Sa Nostra
Catalina has wide experience in orchestral playing having collaborated with renowned orchestras as the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Radio Symphonie Orchester Wien, Wiener Symphoniker. In Spain she has collaborated with Malaga’s Philharmonic Orchestra as Concertmaster and Basque Country Orchestra as Concertmaster Assistant. Throughout his career she worked with prominent conductors such as Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Omer Meir Wellber, Daniel Barenboim, Sir. Collin Davis, F. Welser-Möst, I. Metzmacher, H. Blomstedt, P. Jordan, Myung-Wung Chung, J. Nott inter alia. Nowadays lives in Vienna where she works in the Vienna Symphony Orchestra for the season 15/16.