Katelyn Lyons Peaden is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she earned her dual master’s degree in violin performance and Suzuki pedagogy. Katelyn performs regularly with the Canton Symphony Orchestra, and frequently performs with the Charleston Symphony, Des Moines Symphony, and Annapolis Symphony. Last fall, she taught at Drake University in Iowa as the head Violin and Viola Professor. This is Katelyn’s 4th summer at NRO. She looks forward to frequent hikes!