Originally from Winnipeg, Caitlin Coppell holds a Bachelor of Music in performance from Brandon University where she studied with William Gordon. Upon graduation she was the recipient of the Arthur and Abbie Vining Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Music, Manitoba Arts Council Bursary and a fellowship at the University of Toronto to continue graduate studies. In 2011 she completed a Master of Music at the University of Toronto under the mentorship of Joan Watson.
Caitlin loves teaching and was an active studio instructor and clinician for high schools in Ottawa and the Greater Toronto Area. Caitlin has performed with the Brampton Symphony, Etobicoke Philharmonic, Kingston Symphony, Scarborough Philharmonic, Opera York, Ottawa Brass Initiative, Ottawa Chamber Orchestra and the Manitoba Underground Opera.
Caitlin has been a musician with the Canadian Armed Forces since 2007. She has worked with the Band of the Ceremonial Guard (Ottawa), the 7th Toronto Regiment Royal Canadian Artillery Band, The Royal Canadian Artillery Band (Edmonton), the Central Band of the Canadian Armed Forces (Ottawa) and La Musique du 22e Régiment (Quebec). Caitlin is currently posted to the Royal Canadian Air Force Band at 17 Wing Winnipeg.