Catherine's students have won many honors. Among these are national finalists in solo piano, duet and composition competitions of the MTNA, as well as solo piano and composition competitions sponsored by the NFMC, and solo piano competitions of National YoungArts, Kaufman, Carmel Klavier, IIYM, SEPF, Chopin-Hartford and the 2020 Steinway International. Her students have also been recognized in many local and state competitions in Michigan. Her students have performed with several orchestras, among them: Detroit, Toledo, Rochester (MI) and Warren Symphonies. Many of Catherine's students have pursued professional degrees in piano from prestigious music schools and conservatories in the U.S., Russia and England.