Caitlin Patton serves as President of the Chester River Chorale and sings in the soprano sections of the Chorale, the Chester Chamber Singers, and River Voices. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Animal Care Shelter for Kent County.
Caitlin is the co-founder and Executive Director of the National Music Festival and also teaches violin, viola, and cello both privately and through the Fiddlesticks! Youth Strings Program. She is also a Standards for Excellence® Licensed Consultant.
She holds a Bachelors degree in Music from Washington College, and a Master of Public Administration degree from the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, where she focused her studies in Arts and Nonprofit Administration. Her arts administration experience includes positions with Spoleto Festival USA, the Boston Symphony Orchestra (at the Tanglewood Music Center), and as the first Executive Director of the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra.
Caitlin lives on Double Forte Farm in Galena, MD, with her husband, a herd of goats, four cats, five dogs, three horses, three beehives, and a flock of chickens, geese, ducks, turkeys, and guinea fowl. In addition to singing, she enjoys spending time with her animals, riding, gardening, writing, and reading.