My name is Carolyn Stalcup. I am the new orchestra director for Warsaw Community Schools. I was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky. I wanted to play the violin from the time I was five years old. My mother and father were classical music lovers, and my mother had her masters in piano performance from Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. I did not have a place to play or take violin lessons until I was thirteen years old, but I played the piano and various other instruments. I played in the Central Kentucky Youth Symphony Orchestra in the 70s and our conductor was a Butler graduate. He got my sister and me interested in attending Butler University. I wanted to teach orchestra so I could inspire kids the way my youth orchestra conductor inspired me. I met my husband, Ken, an accountant, at Butler. We have twin sons, Michael and Daniel, who are grown and live in Indianapolis and Los Angeles, respectively. I have been teaching orchestra in the Indianapolis area since the early nineties in both private and public schools. I am so happy to be teaching in Warsaw!