Ms. Kristen is an active orchestral musician with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s elite training orchestra, and holds many performances in downtown Chicago at Symphony Center. She has shared the stage with world-renowned artists such Andrea Bocelli, Joshua Bell, and most recently Yo-Yo Ma in May of 2020.
Ms. Kristen started playing violin at the age of three with her two older brothers by learning the Suzuki Method. She has earned her Master's degree in violin performance at The Cleveland Institute of Music, and holds a Bachelor's degree in violin performance at the Conservatory of Music at Lynn University. She loves teaching at The Old Town School of Folk Music and believes anyone can learn an instrument.
Education: Lynn Conservatory of Music, BA in Violin Performance; Cleveland Institute of Music, MA in Violin Performance
Started at the Old Town School in December of 2018