Caitlin Fahey Crow is a freelance cellist and music educator in San Diego. She began playing the cello at age 6, studying with Anne Cole, and has had additional instruction from Vivian Barton, David Schepps, Charles Curtis, and Yao Zhao.

Caitlin holds a B.S. in University Studies with a Pre-Med concentration and a German minor cum laude from the University of New Mexico, and a M.Ed. with a concentration in Montessori education from Loyola University Maryland.

Caitlin studied string pedagogy with Dr. Tanya Lewinsky Carey from 2009 to 2015 and has registered courses with the Suzuki Association of the Americas in Every Child Can and Suzuki Cello Units 1 through 10, as well as the Suzuki Principles in Action course. In January 2018, Caitlin completed Unit 1 Teacher Training in Music Mind Games with Michiko Yurko. She is a member of the SAA, teacher member and former board member of SMAC-SDB (Suzuki Music Association of California, San Diego Branch).

She is the cello teacher and cello program director for the San Diego Suzuki School, holds the principal cellist position with the La Jolla Symphony, and is the cellist/vocalist for OrchidxMantis. Past engagements include the La Jolla Summerfest, California Chamber Orchestra, San Diego Musical Theater, soloist/principal cello with City Ballet Orchestra, principal cello for Opera Neo, CLP Trio, Villa Musica Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra Nova, Orvit Ensemble, and the Nathan Hubbard Quartet. In her spare time, Caitlin and her husband Isaac (a bassist and percussionist) enjoy collaborating on musical projects.

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  1. Are you related to the Faheys of Tarrytown, New York? My mother, Catherine Connolly Grumman, was first cousin to Bridie Connolly Fahey. Caitlin is also a name in my family. Whether or no, it’s lovely that you play and teach my favorite instrument, the cello. Be well.

    1. Hello Irene–thank you for your comment! I don’t think I’m related to any Faheys in New York, although my mom (a Carbee) is from Long Island and has family all over the state. I wonder if there is a connection somewhere. 🙂

  2. Caitlin- we think of you often! Your gifts and patience with young children are astounding! The foundation you laid with our sons still remain. I’m so thankful that you helped raise our boys “Suzuki Method.” Those years made a lasting impact on both our children- both with different outcomes, but equally valuable.

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