Kristin Mortenson

Music Theory, Music Listening Lab

McCain Auditorium 328A

Kristin Mortenson teaches music theory in the core curriculum for music majors, and music listening laboratory for non-majors. She maintains a private violin and viola studio in Manhattan, and has been on the string faculty of Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan since 1986.

Mortenson attended the University of Texas at Austin as a violin student of Leonard Posner, and received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in violin from Louisiana State University where she studied with Sally O’Reilly. She has been Associate Concertmaster of the Topeka Symphony since 2001 and was previously a first violinist in the Austin, Baton Rouge, Wichita, and Des Moines Symphonies. She has been a soloist with the Blue Lake Festival Orchestra and the Flint Hills Chamber Orchestra, and served as Concertmaster of the Blue Lake Festival Orchestra for twenty years. Kristin has enjoyed performing in concert with entertainers as diverse as Ray Charles, Dionne Warwick, Mannheim Steamroller, Bob Hope, Doc Severinsen, Shirley Jones, Marvin Hamlisch, Wayne Newton, and the rock band, Kansas.

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