portrait photo of Cathie Apple

Cathie Apple earned her Doctorate from the University of Michigan, where she studied with Amy Porter. Called by the Sacramento Bee a 'fresh presence and welcome addition' to the Sacramento music scene, Dr. Cathie Apple is one of the founders of Citywater new music ensemble. She maintains a private teaching studio in Sacramento and is the flute instructor at the Pacific Institute of Music in Folsom. In addition to maintaining a busy teaching and performing schedule, Cathie is a yoga instructor, personal trainer, and enjoys doing CrossFit, triathlons, obstacle races, and going on long backpacking trips to recharge her batteries.