Violist Caitlin Lynch’s vibrant musical career has led her to perform across the globe in
collaboration with artists ranging from Itzhak Perlman to Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood. This
season marks her debut as a Crier and as violist of the Aeolus String Quartet. Caitlin has
performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, Alarm Will Sound, with members of the Tokyo,
Cleveland, Juilliard, and Cavani Quartets, and members of the Weilerstein Trio. An advocate of
contemporary music, she is a member of the critically acclaimed American Contemporary Music
Ensemble, and also performs with Metropolis Ensemble and Wordless Music. She has appeared
as soloist with numerous orchestras, whose tours have featured her concerti performances across
North America and Europe.
Caitlin has performed in fourteen countries across five continents, from Carnegie Hall to the
Sydney Opera House to the United Nations. Passionate about collaborations with other art forms,
Caitlin enjoys performing with dancers (Mark Morris Dance Group, Wendy Whelan), musicians
from other genres (Bjork, Ryn Weaver, Emily Wells), and on film (Darren Aronofsky’s Mother!).
Caitlin is the Artistic Director, founder, and violist of Project Chamber Music: Willamette Valley.
She was Artist in Residence at Cleveland’s Judson Manor senior living community from
2010-2012, an intergenerational relationship that continues today and has been lauded by CBS
and NBC News, The Plain Dealer, and the New York Times. Recent and upcoming season
highlights include Lincoln Center’s Great Performers Series with the Aeolus Quartet, the Lincoln
Center Festival, and BAM’s Next Wave Festival. Caitlin performs on an 18th century viola made
by English luthier William Forster.