Caitlin Boyle

Viola, Violin Teacher

SAA Member


Toronto, ON
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Dr. Caitlin Boyle, a Toronto based violin and viola pedagogue, began her musical training at the Hamilton Suzuki School when she was three years old. Since that time she has received subsequent training at the New England Conservatory, The Glenn Gould School, McGill University, and most recently at the University of Toronto where she researched nonverbal communication in chamber music for her doctoral thesis. 

Inspired by the Suzuki philosophy, Dr. Boyle recently completed Every Child Can! and Violin Unit 1 at the Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute. Her passion for music education has led her to teach at the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto, Mooredale Youth Orchestras, Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, Taylor Academy at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Festival of the Sound Music Scores Program, Toronto District School Board, Central Okanagan School District, in addition to teaching students across the US, Spain, UK, Italy, and the UAE. She also co-found Xenia Concerts, events tailored for and welcoming of families living with autism. 

A JUNO-nominated performing artist, Dr. Boyle concertized extensively for thirteen years with the Cecilia String Quartet. She has won several international awards including Banff, Bordeaux, and Osaka String Quartet Competitions. 

Currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto, Dr. Boyle is building a private Suzuki studio in the West End of Toronto.