Charlotte Munn-Wood is a violinist based in New York City, where she is pursuing a Masters degree in Contemporary Performance Practice at the Manhattan School of Music. She completed her undergraduate studies with Renata Knific at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI, where Charlotte was a Medallion Scholar in the Lee Honors College. Charlotte collaborated extensively with student composers, performed with Birds On a Wire (WMU's new music ensemble)and the Kalamazoo Laptop Orchestra (KLOrk), and held leadership positions in the University Symphony Orchestra. Additionally, she co-founded the Shmer String Quartet and the avant-folk quartet The Body Electric.
In May 2013, as part of her senior thesis for the Lee Honors College, Charlotte presented "What They Wrote for Me," a lecture-recital of solo violin repertoire composed for her as a performer. She also played regularly with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra and the Southwest Michigan Orchestra and worked as an administrative assistant at Fontana Chamber Arts, a non-profit performing arts organization in Kalamazoo.
Charlotte is a student of Dr. Curtis Macomber and performs regularly with Tactus, the MSM new music collective.