Visiting Instructor of Cello
B.M. University of Memphis M.M. Carnegie Mellon University

Kaitlyn Vest has taught and performed throughout the U.S., China, and Indonesia. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Performance from the University of Memphis with Leonardo Altino, and her Master’s degree in Performance from Carnegie Mellon University with Anne Martindale Williams. Kaitlyn performed as soloist with the Germantown Symphony Orchestra and the University of Memphis Symphony Orchestra, and has given chamber concerts with members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Vest spent a year in Indonesia as a Lecturer in Cello and Chamber music at the Universitas Pelita Harapan, as well as teaching and performing in the Jakarta area. She now resides in Huntsville, AL, where she is a section cellist with theHuntsville Symphony, and substitutes with Nashville Symphony, Chattanooga Symphony, and other regional orchestras. In addition to a private studio in Huntsville, Kaitlyn works with the Decatur Youth Symphony program, and teaches cello/bass at The University of the South.