Caitlin Ramsey has been the Director of Bands at Cape Elizabeth Middle School since 2010. For the past nineteen years, she has been an active adjudicator, clinician, and guest conductor throughout New England and currently serves as the Eastern Division Representative on the National Council of Band Education. In 2009, Mrs. Ramsey was awarded a Maine Arts Teaching Fellowship and in 2020, Ms. Ramsey was named the Maine Music Educators Association’s Music Educator of the Year. Under Ms. Ramsey’s direction, CEMS bands have performed at the Maine Music Educators Association Conference. 

Ms. Ramsey holds undergraduate degrees in horn performance and music education from Miami University as well as a Masters of Music from Kent State University. Mrs. Ramsey has attended the New England Conservatory of Music conducting symposium, studying with Frank Battisti and Charles Peltz and the University of Southern Maine conducting workshop, studying with Eugene Migliaro Corporon and Dr. Jackie Townsend. Ms. Ramsey serves as the MMEA District I Secretary and as the coordinator of the D1 7/8 Honors Festival and the D1 6th Grade Honors Festival. She lives in Portland, Maine with her husband Tim who is a high school band director. (2023)

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