Cara Ellen Modisett

WVTF Music Host

A newer addition to WVTF's classical music announcing staff, Cara Ellen ModisettĀ  has been reporting, producing and hosting part-time for WVTF/RADIO IQ since 2000, focusing primarily on arts and culture.

A native of Harrisonburg, Va., she graduated from James Madison University with degrees in piano performance and English education and holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Goucher College.

Cara is former editor, now editor at large, of the regional magazine Blue Ridge Country; music director at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal; and an adjunct instructor in English at Ferrum College. A collaborative pianist, she performs throughout the region in recitals, musical theater and choral/symphonic concerts.