Caitlin Stokes is a violinist dedicated to her love of music and a passionate advocate for the arts. Caitlin is pursuing her Musical Arts at CU Boulder where she graduated from with a Master’s Degree in violin performance in the spring of 2017. She is a student of Charles Wetherbee. She also holds a position as a student assistant on the CU Boulder College of Music Development Team where she plays an integral role in working closely with program managers to ensure generous donors are properly acknowledged for their contributions. In 2014, She graduated from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) earning a BM in Violin Performance under the instruction of Dr. Won-Bin Yim. Caitlin obtained a Minor in Marketing during her undergraduate as well. During her time at CCM, her quartet, Thalia, won the CCM Chamber music competition in 2012. They were invited as well to be a fellowship quartet at the Festival de Inverno Campos do Jordao in Brazil, and the fellowship quartet for the Accent12 summer program in Cincinnati. She has attended numerous summer festivals a few including Bowdoin International Music Festival, the National Orchestral Institute, Festival de Inverno Campos do Jordao, CCM Spoleto, Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Interlochen Arts Summer Program, and Indiana University Summer String Program.
She has also performed in masterclasses and worked with artists such as Martin Beaver, Ed Dusinberre, Giora Schmidt, James Buswell, Mikhail Kopelman, The Takacs Quartet, The Tokyo String Quartet, The Ariel Quartet, and Vogler String Quartet. Outside of her studies, Caitlin held a section position in the Richmond Symphony Orchestra- Indiana and was a substitute musician for orchestras in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. She has received Suzuki Teacher Training for books one through three and taught Suzuki violin lessons through Cincinnati’s Wyoming Fine Arts Center and at the Indian Hill Schools in Cincinnati, OH. When she is not performing, practicing, or working with the CU Boulder Advancement team, Caitlin enjoys hiking, finding the best iced coffee, and spending time with her cats. Caitlin plays on a 1948 Carl Becker & Son violin.