Chicago native flutist Caitlin Boruch has studied the flute since age 10. She earned a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance from the University of Iowa, studying with Robert Dick and Tadeu Coelho, and a Master of Music in Flute Performance from the University of California- Santa Barbara, studying with Jill Felber. During her studies she performed in masterclasses, summer festivals, and concerts with Robin Fellows, Michel Debost, Wendy Mehne, Alexa Still, Donald Peck, Carol Wincenc, and Sir James Galway. As an instructor, Caitlin has served on the faculty of the International Community Music School-Basel (ICMS) in Basel, Switzerland, the International School of Music (ISM) in Bethesda, Maryland, taught chamber music at the Music Academy of the West’s MERIT Extended Program in Santa Barbara, California, and has maintained a studio of private flute students for over a decade.
Caitlin’s students have performed in the Association for Music in International Schools (AMIS) Honor Band, the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony’s Concerto Competition, and honor bands/orchestras in Santa Barbara district and Ventura Counties and Montgomery and Prince George, MD counties. Her students have also earned certificates of proficiency/merit with the ISM Curriculum Merits, Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM), and Music Teacher Association of California (MTAC). They have also been awarded scholarships for their musical endeavors and have attended the following universities: Stanford, MIT, CalTech, UCLA, UCSB, and Princeton.