In our conversation with Caitlin, we take a deep dive into the transition from Classical Opera to making her own music, life on the road, collaborating with others, navigating the NYC music scene, her new project, writing music for the Musical Sam's Room, and her upcoming transition to graduate school to pursue Music Therapy.
Caitlin's band: Bell the Band http://www.belltheband.com
Her husband's band: Mister Wives https://www.misterwives.com
Their upcoming project: Sam's Room https://namt.org/musicals/sams-room/
Caitlin's go-to Youtube workouts: 3 or 30 method with Kit Rich https://www.kitrich.com
Caitlin Marie Bell is a New York City-based singer and songwriter. She grew up in Georgia immersed in folk, country and Americana music, and earned her bachelor’s degree from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. In 2017, Caitlin released her debut EP, which gained over half a million streams and was featured on several Spotify curated playlists. Caitlin’s music has also been featured in publications such as Paste,Noisey, The Wild Honey Pie, and MAGNET. As well as touring nationally with her project, Bell The Band, Caitlin joined indie-pop band Handsome Ghost for several US tours, playing to sold-out audiences at venues including the Ryman Auditorium, Hammerstein Ballroom, and the Shrine Auditorium. Caitlin is a songwriter and lyricist for the new musical production Sam’s Room, which was featured in the National Alliance for Musical Theatre’s Festival of New Musicals and is currently being produced by Seaview and OHenry Productions. This fall, Caitlin will enroll in the graduate music therapy program at NYU.