Kristina Anderson, Concertmaster
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 was concertmaster of the Santa Cruz Ballet Orchestra, the Livermore-Amador Symphony, the Santa Cruz Symphony (retired in 2016, after 17 years), the Diablo Symphony (retired in 2015, after 20 years), and the Colorado Springs and Charlotte symphonies. Anderson is currently a member of the first violin section of the Oakland Symphony and concertmaster of the West Bay Opera Orchestra. 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.