Caitlin Warbelow hails from a family of entrepreneurs and bush pilots in Alaska and currently serves as the violinist/fiddler in the original Broadway cast of the Tony Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated musical, Come from Away. She leads the new trad ensemble Warbelow Range. Her live album of Irish trad in Manhattan pubs, Manhattan Island Sessions, was nominated for an Independent Music Award in 2011. An All-Ireland winner and New England Fiddle Champion who holds degrees from Columbia University (M.S., Urban Planning) and Boston University (B.A., Anthropology and B.Mus., Violin Performance), Caitlin’s versatility and expertise lies not only in music, but also business, scientific research, data analysis, writing, community organizing, and activism.
Caitlin is on the faculty at Manhattan’s Irish Arts Center, and is the artistic coordinator for the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival’s Celtic program. She is an instructor at the Swannanoa Gathering and the Far North Fiddle Festival, and maintains a large private teaching studio in Manhattan. Caitlin performs and tours as a solo artist, with numerous ensembles, and as a symphony soloist.