Kristina Anderson, Concertmaster
Wild Rivers Symphony would like to give a warm welcome to our new concertmaster, Kristina Anderson.
Kristina Anderson began her violin studies at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland, with Berl Senofsky. She continued her study with Jascha Brodsky at the New School of Music in Philadelphia and studied orchestral music with Fritz Siegel, concertmaster of the Pittsburgh Symphony.
Anderson has been concertmaster of the West Bay Opera Orchestra in Palo Alto since 1989, of the Santa Cruz Ballet Orchestra since 2001, and of the Livermore-Amador Symphony since 2008. She also is a member of the first violin section of the Oakland Symphony. She was concertmaster of the Santa Cruz Symphony (retired in 2016, after 17 years) and the Diablo Symphony (retired in 2015, after 20 years), and was concertmaster of the Colorado Springs and Charlotte symphonies. She has appeared as guest concertmaster of the Oakland East Bay Symphony, Oakland Ballet Orchestra, and Pocket Opera in San Francisco.
Anderson has performed internationally as a tenured member of the New York City Opera National Company Orchestra and has performed as violin soloist with the Santa Cruz, Diablo, and Livermore-Amador symphonies.