- Instrument First Violins
Born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Christine (she/her/hers) started violin at age 4 with the Saskatoon Suzuki organization. She attended Graceland University where she received her bachelor of arts degree in violin and piano performance. Christine went on to attend Illinois State University where she received her master's degree in violin performance while also joining the Illinois Symphony Orchestra and Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra as a section violinist. Afterward, Christine has been a member of the Vancouver Orchestra and the Linfield Chamber Orchestra. She has also been a violin section substitute with several orchestras across the midwest and northwest United States including the Boise Philharmonic. Christine has been a member of the Des Moines Symphony since 2005.