Caitlin Quinn McConnell, cello
Cellist Caitlin Quinn McConnell, winner of the National Federation of Music Clubs Competition with Gladys W.Fisher Violoncello Award, Harvey Gaul Award, Lawrence Foster Violoncello and Marie V.Thiesen Awards, Tuesday Musical Club Competition, Opus I Music Club Competition and others. Extensive performances in the USA, Holland, Italy, Romania, and Germany, where she toured and was featured on German television. Guest cellist at NFMC National Convention with composer Phillip Lasser present. She received a full assistanceship to Duquesne University’s Masters program, where she studied with Misha Quint. Ms. McConnell is a member of the New York Women’s Ensemble, which performed in Carnegie Hall in 2010, and performed at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in 2013 and 2014. She will perform Tchaikvosky’s Souvenir de Florence with Nikolaj Znaider, Boris Kuschnir, Eugenia Petrova, and Misha Quint in Germany 2017. Ms. McConnell is Assistant to the Director of InterHarmony International Music Festival and is involved in artistic administration, admissions, research, concert planning, website design, and marketing at IIMF in addition to performing. She is an avid reader, computer geek, and enjoys running.