Kathryn Griesinger (b. 1979) received her B.A. (cello) and M.M. (music education) degrees from the University of Akron, where she later taught string pedagogy courses as adjunct faculty. She taught K-12 orchestra in Ohio private and public schools for 13 years while freelancing as an arranger and cellist for various orchestras and ensembles. Her symphonic composition Legends of Glory won a performance commission from the Women's Philharmonic Advocacy and was premiered in Oakland, California in 2015. A string orchestra adaptation has since been published by Wingert-Jones.
Kathryn guest conducts and composes commissioned works as well as sight-reading music for district music festivals. She also authored String Training, pedagogical theory and technique worksheets for beginning strings and the Flexible Favorites compatible trio series. Kathryn is currently the Orchestra Editor for J.W. Pepper and Wingert-Jones Publications. She resides in the Orlando area with her husband, Todd. Contact by email: [email protected]