Versatile as a teacher and performer, Kirsten is active in the Austin area as a teacher and musician. Current day job includes teaching tiny humans music, chorus and theatre at Crockett Elementary in San Marcos, TX and serving as the Music Director at First Protestant Church in New Braunfels, TX. Current musical theatre projects include ATX Musical Theatre Collective (@ATXMusicalTheatreCollective) which hosts a once a month open mic and performs cabaret style concerts throughout the year.
As a pianist, private instructor, music director and church musician, Kirsten has spent the past 15+ years actively making music - highlights include numerous projects music directing for musical theatre productions. Kirsten served as the Artistic Director and the Producing Director for the City of Fairfax Theatre Company 2013-2020 and Fairfax High School's FX Players. Kirsten served on the music staff at Truro Anglican Church, Fairfax, from 2006 - 2017, filling the role of Director of Worship & Arts for Truro from 2010 to June 2014. Kirsten holds music degrees in piano and French horn from North Park University and Western Illinois University.