Kristine comes to Seattle with 4 years of private teaching experience at Hope Academy of Music and the Arts in Pittsburgh, PA. There she maintained a full studio of over 30 private flute and beginning piano students, and conducted and arranged music for the Hope Academy Flute Choir. During the summer of 2017 Kristine helped organize and run Pittsburgh's first Hip Hop Orchestra Summer Camp. Kristine continues her active performing schedule as flutist with the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra and the Sound Ensemble. While in Pittsburgh she performed with the Incidental Chamber Players, Westmoreland Symphony, and OvreArts Ensemble. In addition to performing classical music, she also loves to play Brazilian choro! She earned her Master of Music from Carnegie Mellon University and Bachelor of Music from University of Wisconsin-Madison.