Kathryn Cernauskas has made Canadian music a focus of her
performing, publishing and recording activities. 

Her work as a champion of Canadian music includes premiere performances of more than 100 Canadian compositions, a solo CD of Canadian music for flute, and publications of Canadian music.

While maintaining an active career as a performer, teacher and adjudicator, Kathryn Cernauskas also served as Coordinator of Music at Douglas College and Chair of the Canadian Music Centre, BC region. Her music publishing company, The Avondale Press, now managed by the Canadian Music Centre, published solo and chamber music, including many works by Canadian composers.