Violinist

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  Caitlin McQuaite  

Caitlin has been teaching for 20 years and loves finding new ways to make music exciting for her students. She understands that every child has different needs and takes great care to present material in a manner that fits each student's individual requirements. She has a B. Mus degree from Wilfrid Laurier University as well as Suzuki teacher training. Caitlin began her musical studies at age 8 and has studied in both the United States and Canada. She has played with orchestras and in chamber groups in the U.S, Canada, and Europe, beginning with the Norwalk Youth Symphony at age 11.

In 2003 while attending Mount Holyoke College she was principal violinist of the Five College Early Music Collegium, where she began to explore baroque and renaissance violin techniques in depth. During this same period, she was also the winner of the "Roxbury Pickin' and Fiddlin' " contest's  trick and fancy division
in Roxbury Connecticut.

In  2007 she had the opportunity to continue the study of early music techniques with the Tafelmusk Baroque Summer Institute. She has since played with the National Academy Orchestra of Canada, and Masterworks of Oakville.

Caitlin lives in Brampton and teaches out of her house near the intersection of Queen and McLaughlin.