Carly Rupp

After serving at Coastal Carolina University as a FOCUS Missionary, Carly now serves the Beauty Initiative in the Formation Department of FOCUS. She holds a Bachelors in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Violin Performance from Belmont University in Nashville, TN. Before joining FOCUS, she spent her time serving as Concertmaster of the Belmont Symphony & Chamber Orchestras, playing concerts at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, and studio recording in Nashville. Her violin has taken her around the world for concerts in NYC, Disney World, the Czech Republic, and Germany. When she’s not playing violin, Carly enjoys hiking 14ers, reading Josef Piper in her hammock, expensive coffee, golfing, and lake life at her family cabin in Wisconsin. She currently resides in Denver, CO.

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