Christina J. Simpson

Violist. Arts Administrator. Teacher.

Education 

Bachelor of Arts in American History, University of California Berkeley

San Domenico Upper School Virtuoso Program 

 

Primary Teachers

Linda Ghidossi-Deluca (Principal, Santa Rosa Symphony) 

Jay Liu (Associate Principal, San Francisco Symphony)

Jeffrey Irvine (The Cleveland Institute of Music)

Paul Coletti (The Colburn School)

Cassandra Lynne Richburg (Principal, Sacramento Symphony)

 

Camps and Festivals

Encore School for Strings

Music@Menlo 

Boston University Tanglewood Institute

Green Music Center Summer Program 

Sequoia Chamber Music Program 

 

 

Orchestral and Chamber Experience

San Francisco Youth Orchestra, Co-Principal

San Domenico School Virtuoso Program, Orchestra da Camara, Principal

UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, Co-Principal 

Modesto Symphony

Merced Symphony 

Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra 

Divisa Ensemble 

Elevate Ensemble 

Hidden Valley Chamber Orchestra 

 

Orchestral Masterclasses And concerts

Essa-Pekka Salonen

Valery Gergiev 

Michael Tilson-Thomas 

Gustavo Dudamel

John Adams

Seiji Ozawa

Lief Bjaland 

Edwin Outwater

Alasdair Neale  

Benjamin Schwartz

Marin Aslop 

George Thompson 

David Milnes 

 

Chamber Music Coachings and Masterclasses

Cavani String Quartet

St. Lawrence String Quartet

David Finckel

Jorja Fleezanis 

Michael Steinburg

Anthony McGill

Kenneth Cooper

Carol Wincenc

Ian Swenson 

Philip Setzer

Wu Han 

Paul Neubauer

 

TEACHING 

Chamber Music Coach, Marin Symphony Youth Orchestra

Music Aide, School of the Madeleine 

Founder, Director, School of the Madeleine Strings Program 

 

ALBUMS

 

Frontiers, Windfall 

 

Chris Haynes Dominion 

 

Halcyionaire World Afire