Caitlin is a conductor, singer and teacher based in West Yorkshire. She gained her degree in Music and Spanish at the University of Leeds, where she specialised in vocal performance and teaching, and was awarded First Class Hons. With a background as a classically trained soprano, she has sung with many choirs including the Ebor Singers, the Hallé Youth Choir and Leeds University Chamber Choir.
After directing the Leeds University Chorus whilst at university, in 2015 Caitlin was awarded a Sing for Pleasure Young Conducting Scholarship. Since then, she has conducted the Darlington Youth Choir, Barnsley Youth Choir, Left Bank Choir, members of the National Youth Choir GB Chamber Choir and most recently the award-winning 18-35s choir Leeds Vocal Movement (2017-present). She co-founded North8 Choir, a semi-professional vocal octet based in Leeds, in 2018 with which she also sings as first soprano, and is excited to have recently become part of the Hallé’s choral team.
Alongside choral singing and conducting, Caitlin teaches A Level and Primary School Music part time and writes original jazz, gospel and folk music. She was awarded a prestigious Cecilia Vajda Memorial Scholarship in 2018 from the British Kodály Academy for her work with primary music education and children’s choirs.