Krysia Tripp received an M.M. from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and studied with Thomas Nyfenger at Yale. Other influential teachers include Leone Buyse, Robert Willoughby, Jack Wellbaum, and Julius Baker. She has concertized in the U.S. and Europe, and has had the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of artists including Luciano Pavarotti, Peter, Paul & Mary, the Brubeck Brothers, and Andrea Bocelli. Ms. Tripp currently performs with the Southwest Florida Symphony, the Hartford Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Portland Symphony, Indian Hill Orchestra, PORT Opera, and the Sigmund Romberg Pops Touring Orchestra. In addition, she has participated in the Spoleto Festival (USA and Italy), the Aspen Music Festival, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Sarasota Music Festival, Bear Valley Festival (CA), Monadnock Music, and the New Hampshire Music Festival. She has spent the past two summers as an Artist Faculty member of the InterHarmony International Music Festival in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany. Recent concerts include chamber music at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and The Yale Center for British Art.
Krysia is currently a member of the Artist Faculty at USM, Bates and Bowdoin Colleges, and the Portland Conservatory of Music. She also maintains a private studio in Portland. Former students have won top prizes in prominent music competitions including the National Flute Association’s ‘Young Artist Competition’, and the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. Her students have also been selected to perform in NPR’s ‘From the Top’ with pianist Christopher O’Riley.