Las Vegas, NV
Caitlin Stokes is currently pursuing her Master of Music in violin performance at the University of Colorado Boulder - School of Music as a student of Charles Wetherbee. In 2014, she graduated from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) earning a Bachelor of Arts in violin performance under the instruction of Dr. Won-Bin Yim. Caitlin obtained a Minor in Marketing during her time at CCM.
Caitlin plays on a 1948 Carl Becker & Son violin.
Master of Music, Violin Performance (in Progress)
BA Violin Performance, CCM
National Orchestra Institute
Festival International de Inverno Campos do Jordão
CCM Spoleto Festival,Spoleto Italy
Interlochen Arts Camp
MTNA State Competition
Boston University Tanglewood Institute
A native of Las Vegas, Caitlin began her violin studies as a Suzuki student at the age of six. Caitlin later became the student of Mary Straub. Under Ms. Straub's tutelage, Caitlin won the MTNA State Competition and represented Nevada at the Southwest Divisional as well as soloed with the Las Vegas Youth Philharmonic and the Henderson Symphony Orchestra. Caitlin also attended the Indiana University Summer String Academy, the Interlochen Arts Camp as an Emerson Scholar and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute Summer Music Program.
After graduating with honors from Nevada State High School - Early College Charter School, Caitlin was accepted into the studio of Dr. Won-Bin Yim at the Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music as a Starling Scholarship recipient. As an undergraduate at the CCM, Caitlin was the founding member of the Thalia Quartet who won the CCM quartet competition and was invited to play at the Festival Internacional de Inverno Campos do Jordã. Caitlin also traveled to Italy to play in the Spoleto Music Festival and was invited to play with the National Orchestra Institute both on scholarship.
During her gap year after graduating from CCM with a BA in violin performance, Caitlin held a section position in the Richmond Symphony Orchestra-Indiana and was a substitute musician for orchestras in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. She also received Suzuki Teacher Training at Cincinnati's Wyoming Fare Arts Center rand at the Indian Hill Schools in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Caitlin is a member in good standing of the Suzuki Association of the Americas and has completed her
Suzuki Book 3 teacher training.