Kaitlyn Swaim

Kaitlyn Swaim, 17, is in her sixth
year of playing the harp. She is a
senior at Klein Collins High School
in the chamber orchestra directed
by Carlos Lara. From 2011 to 2016,
she received private harp lessons
from Katrine Miner and has studied
privately under Stephanie Gustafson
since February of 2016. She attended
the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in
Michigan summer of 2016, the
Houston Summer Harp Festival at
the Houston Baptist University in
2012 and 2017, and the UNT Harp
Masterclass in 2016 and 2017. She
has received a score of “1 – excellent”
for her solo performances at each
UIL Solo and Ensemble Competition
every year since the sixth grade and
was awarded the Musicianship Award
by her directors last year. Kaitlyn is
a member of the Science National
Honor Society and enjoys spending
her free time with her nephew.