Caroline Campos holds a bachelor’s degree in violin performance from Universidade Federal da Paraíba (UFPB), Brazil. She has played in some professional orchestras in Brazil as ORSSE (Symphony Orchestra of Sergipe State), OSBA (Symphony Orchestra of Bahia State), OSPB (Symphony Orchestra of Paraiba State), among others. Caroline started her teaching career in private studios and music schools in 2008.
In 2010, she spent one year in Ireland to learn about Irish Folk Music, where she had the opportunity to play with two different Orchestras: DSO (Dublin Symphony Orchestra), and UCDO (University College of Dublin). Back in Brazil started to work with El Sistema inspired programs and since then has been involved and passionate about teaching music in social projects. She worked as coordinator and string specialist at PRIMA Program (Program of social inclusion thought Music and Arts), and was also the Chair of the Strings department and General Coordinator in NEOJIBA (Nucleus of Youth Orc hestras of Bahia) one of the most important Brazilian El Sistema based program in Trancoso, Bahia (Brazil). In 2014, Caroline came to the United States to pursue an Artist Certificate Program in Violin Performance at Azusa Pacific University to study violin performance under the guidance of Los Angeles Philharmonic violinist, Ingrid Chun, in addition, she finished her master’s degree at Longy School of Music of Bard College. Caroline finished her second master’s degree, this time in Music Performance, from the studio of Min Jung Park, who was a pupil of the legendary violinist Jascha Heifetz. Continuing involvement with El Sistema inspired programs in the USA, since 2015, she works as Teaching Artist in YOLA Program (Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles) and Santa Ana String Program, an educational program part of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, CA. Ms Campos has also collaborated with different music programs in other countries such as Chile, Mexico, Honduras, Ecuador, Brazil, and Namibia. Caroline is a very enthusiastic teacher; she believes in the power of music education as a vehicle of life transformation and as the best way to bring people together.