virtuoso AND volunteer

Since third grade, Kaitlyn Witherspoon has been involved in orchestras, chamber groups and music camps, and has received awards for her artistry. Along the way she has become a youth mentor — as a teacher's assistant for her school district's elementary summer strings program and through the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras. Kaitlyn was the first recipient of the Eileen Phillips Cohen String Scholarship, a prestigious full-tuition scholarship for extraordinary student musicians at UW-Eau Claire, providing powerful support for her to achieve her dreams and make music that inspires others. Through her musical accomplishments and connections, Kaitlyn has proven herself to be a virtuoso AND valued volunteer.