Catherine John, violinist, was born and raised in Marin County, California.
Her world travels led her to play traditional Irish music in Mexico and traditional Mexican music in Ireland, during which time she obtained a Masters degree in Community Music at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick, and became a founding member of Mariachi San Patricio.
She performs in the San Francisco Bay Area with Mariachi Femenil Orgullo Mexicano. In 2016, she released her
¡Fandango Bragh! is my original album of Irish-Mexican musical fusion, released in September 2016.