Elyse Catoe, Concertmaster

Elyse Catoe, CONCERTMASTER, is a native of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and began her studies on the violin when she was nine. She attended West Virginia University where she studied both violin and viola, and in 2008, she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Music degree.

Ms. Catoe began her teaching career by initiating a string program in Marshall County, West Virginia. In 2010, she became an orchestra director at Atascocita High School, a job she held for five years until the birth of her older son. She currently teaches orchestra at Kingwood High School, serves as a guest clinician with local school orchestras, and performs for weddings and special events. In her free time, Ms. Catoe enjoys running, being involved with her church, and spending time with her husband, Colin, and two sons,

Concertmaster Elyse Catoe