Kristin Ahlstrom


Associate Principal Second Violin, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Kristin Ahlstrom joined the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) in 1996 and was appointed Associate Principal Second Violin in 2001. She was previously with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra for one year, after completing her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees at Indiana University-Bloomington. As a member of the Kono Quartet, she was a finalist in the Osaka International Music Competition. An avid chamber musician, Ms. Ahlstrom has appeared many times as a guest artist at the Garth Newel Music Center in Hot Springs, Virginia, and has performed as a soloist with the SLSO many times. She performs regularly in the SLSO community outreach program and is a member of the ILEX Trio, along with her husband, pianist Peter Henderson, and SLSO cellist Anne Fagerburg. Her first season with the SVMF was in 2001.