Meet the Musicians

Meet the Musicians

Get to know the amazing musicians of the Memphis Symphony!

Caroline Kinsey

Caroline Kinsey

Principal, The Morrie A. Moss Chair

Colleges attended: Eastman School of Music, University of Texas at San Antonio, Cleveland Institute of Music
Most influential musical teachers: April Myers, my first horn teacher from age 9 – 18; Eli Epstein at CIM, now at New England Conservatory; David Effron, conductor, educator, Eastman.
First Season with the MSO: 2005
Teaching Positions: University of Central Arkansas and Ouachita Baptist University
Appeared as a soloist with: Arkansas Symphony, Germantown Symphony
Notable achievements: Being married to my best friend, who is also a horn player and having a beautiful son with him.
MSO Community Involvement: Family Tunes & Tales and Leading from Every Chair

 

FUN FACTS!


Favorite Memphis restaurant: Bombay House & Casa Blanca in Cordova – we live way too close!
Describe your family and pets: We have two awesome Boxers, Gina and Romo (yes, I am a Cowboys fan!)
If you could travel anywhere, where would you go: I would go see all Wonders of the World – apparently the list gets longer all the time!
Favorite hobby: besides my family, keeping up with the latest healthy eating habits and nutrition.
Age you started your instrument: the lovely age of 9 – I was still a tomboy
What inspired you to make music your career: My mother and father – and the soundtrack of ET!
Favorite piece of music: Such a loaded question – it changes all the time.