OBOE FOR EVERYONE
Kirstin holds degrees in Music Education and Oboe Performance from IUP and in 1999 she graduated summa cum laude as a full scholarship recipient from Michigan State University with a M.M. in Oboe Performance. Since 2000 she has been on the faculty at the Tell School of Music at Millersville University and York College of Pennsylvania and in 2016 was also appointed as oboe professor at Lebanon Valley College.
In addition to her collegiate appointments, she maintains a private studio in York and at her home in the Lancaster area. Her students have gone on to win positions in LLMEA County, PMEA District, Regional, State and NAfME All-Eastern Bands & Orchestras. She also has students placed in youth ensembles such as the Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestra, York Youth Symphony, the Reading Symphony Youth Orchestra, all Lancaster NextGen ensembles, the Liberty Wind Symphony and the Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra (yes, Alabama!).
Kirstin also freelances and adjudicates frequently in the southeastern, PA area. She currently performs with the York Symphony Orchestra, Berks Sinfonietta, Reading Pops Orchestra, Trio Jolie, The Silverwood Trio and a newly formed piano/oboe duo, Double Keyed.
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