Kristina Ahlstrom of Springfield, Ohio, enjoys an active career as a solo performer and collaborative pianist. She is currently completing a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance at Wright State University, where she is also a member of the keyboard faculty. Kristina is very pleased to study with Dr. Jackson Leung.
Kristina was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance. Kristina relocated to Springfield, Ohio over 10 years ago with her daughter, Madalyn.
In addition to her position at Wright State University, Kristina is the accompanist for the Springfield Children’s Chorus, the Dayton Chamber Ensemble, Musica, and serves as the choral accompanist for Beavercreek High School and Beavercreek Middle Schools. Kristina has enjoyed positions as the organist and accompanist at churches for over 20 years. Her current position is at First Presbyterian Church as Director of Music and Organist, in Marysville, Ohio. In addition, Kristina has been the accompanist for many choral activities at various elementary, junior, and high schools throughout Ohio.
Ms. Ahlstrom’s other professional musical activities include rehearsing and playing for musical theater productions, private piano, voice, and organ instruction, teaching a music class to preschoolers, accompanying a wide variety of soloists, duo piano performances, and supporting music and the arts in the community. Kristina enjoys cooking, baking, entertaining, and figure skating.