Kristin Bakkegard, violin
Kristin Bakkegard is an active freelance violinist and teacher in the Washington, D.C. area, and serves as Associate Principal 2nd Violin of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. She also performs regularly with many other ensembles including the Richmond Symphony, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, National Philharmonic, Maryland Symphony, and Delaware Symphony. Kristin also enjoys chamber music, and performs with the Annapolis Chamber Players and Shepherd Trio. She has performed on multiple NPR Tiny Desk concerts, including one with the British band alt-J, and another with Billy Corgan, the lead singer of The Smashing Pumpkins.
Kristin has performed internationally in Austria, the Czech Republic, Italy, and Canada, and attended festivals including the National Repertory Orchestra and National Orchestral Institute. Kristin received her BM and MM in violin performance from Ithaca College and the University of Maryland, College Park, respectively.