Passionate about both teaching and performing, violinist and violist Sigrid Karlstrom brings a wealth of education and experience to her students. She holds an M.M. in violin performance from the University of Oregon and an M.M. in viola performance and string pedagogy from the University of New Mexico. Sigrid’s teaching experience includes a variety of levels and programs: Eugene Youth Symphony, University of New Mexico Lab School, and the Suzuki School of Westport among others. She received long term Suzuki training in violin books 1-10 with Susan Kempter and training in viola books 1-7 with Elizabeth Stuen-Walker through the Suzuki Association of the Americas. Sigrid holds a tenured position in the New Mexico Philharmonic and is an active performer in the Southwest and Northeast.