Carrie Bean Stute
Program Graduation: BM, ALP Certificate 2006
Cellist Carrie Bean Stute is co-founder and co-artistic director of the Washington, DC-based Chiarina Chamber Players, a chamber music series and flexible ensemble that has won critical acclaim for its artistry and innovative programming and was awarded a 2020 Classical Commissioning Grant from Chamber Music America. Carrie’s chamber music performances have been broadcast on Classical WETA’s Front Row Washington. She currently serves as assistant principal cellist of “The President’s Own” Marine Chamber Orchestra, where she performs in such diverse settings as the White House and area public schools. She also performs with the National Symphony Orchestra and 21st Century Consort. Carrie holds degrees from The Graduate Center at the City University of New York (Doctor of Musical Arts), Indiana University, and the Eastman School of Music. She was a fellow at the New World Symphony, Tanglewood Music Center, and the Norfolk and Sarasota chamber music festivals, and has taught at such institutions as Queens College, the DC Youth Orchestra Program, and Harlem Opus 118.