Caeli Smith is musician and writer living in New York. She has written for radio, TV, and print, and her articles have appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer, as well as Strings, Teen Strings, Symphony, and others. A native of Philadelphia, she holds two degrees from The Juilliard School: a bachelor’s degree in violin performance and a master’s degree in viola performance. Currently she is a fellow at Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble Connect, a two-year program for the finest young professional classical musicians in the United States. She is also a New York Philharmonic Teaching Artist. She is the Associate director and violist of Frisson, a nine-piece chamber ensemble featuring NYC’s finest young classical musicians. She is also a member of Noree Chamber Soloists and the New York Classical Players. More info on her website.