Carrie Bean Stute


A versatile and promising performer bringing “sonorous life” to the stage [Cleveland Plain Dealer], cellist Carrie Bean Stute’s musical endeavors cover the span of solo, chamber, and orchestral playing. Since 2014 she has held a position with "The President's Own" Marine Chamber Orchestra, where she performs in such settings as the White House, State Department, Phillips Collection, and area public schools. Carrie has performed as soloist with the Florida Orchestra and the Apollo’s Fire Baroque Orchestra of Cleveland. She has appeared at the Norfolk and Sarasota chamber music festivals, and has performed throughout New York City in such venues as Carnegie’s Zankel Hall, the 92nd Street Y, and Le Poisson Rouge. She has collaborated with such artists as Jaime Laredo, Sarah Chang, Charles Neidich, and Rolf Schulte. International performance highlights include concerts at Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, Das Konzerthaus Berlin, and a gathering of the Organization of American States in Medellín, Colombia. 

Carrie was a fellow at the New World Symphony from 2009-2011 in Miami Beach, Florida, and was a recipient of orchestral fellowships at the Tanglewood Music Center and the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme in Aldeburgh, England. She has collaborated with a diverse set of composers as a member of contemporary music ensembles Hotel Elefant and Inscape. Her work with small ensembles and orchestras can be heard on the Albany, Avie, New World Records, BSO Classics, and GlorClassics recording labels.

Carrie is on the string faculty at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop and serves as a cello and chamber music coach with the DC Youth Orchestra Program. She has also taught at Queens College and the Harlem Opus 118 School, both in New York, and for the National Youth Orchestra of Honduras as a part of an arts teaching initiative sponsored by the U.S. Embassy. In her collaborations with the Youth Orchestra of the Americas, she has performed in Panama, Brazil, and Colombia, while interacting with local youth orchestras in projects designed to mentor young musicians. 

Carrie holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music and Indiana University, and is currently pursuing doctoral studies through a fellowship at the City University of New York's Graduate Center. Her primary teachers include Steven Doane and Janos Starker, and she studied chamber music with the Tokyo, Artis, and Ying Quartets.