Program Graduation: MM, ALP Certificate 2015
Soprano and arts administrator Caitleen Kahn is the Executive Director and co-founder of LYNX Project, a nonprofit amplifying diverse voices and connecting communities through art song. She spearheaded LYNX’s initiatives in performance and arts education, including the “Amplify” Series, a collaboration setting the words of nonspeaking autistic individuals as song, and “Composition of a City”, a songwriting curriculum bridging hip hop and art song. She received the Catherine Filene Shouse Fellowship for her work with Musicambia, an organization creating music conservatories in the United States prison system, and was a 2016 Byron Fellow. Caitleen was the 2020 Eastman/ArtistShare grant recipient for the LYNX’s debut album “beautiful small things,” and was selected to be a member of the 2022 YNPN Leadership Institute. She is a sought-after presenter and clinician whose recent engagements have included the Eastman School of Music, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, University of Illinois, Ohio University, and Ball State University.