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Christina Waldron

About the Artist

Christina Waldron is a graduate of Trinity School at River Ridge in Eagan, Minnesota.   She is a member of the Premier Class at the nationally recognized Crocus Hill Studios in Saint Paul, Minnesota where she has studied with artist/teacher, Dr. Jo Anne Link for the past five years.  She is enrolled in the Studio’s rigorous Performance Studies for the Gifted and Talented Pre-College Student.

 

Christina is an active performer in the Twin Cities area. As winner of the 2015 Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition she appeared as a guest artist on the Thursday Musical Morning Concert Series.  She has been a Finalist in the Schubert Club Young Artist Scholarship Competition, won second place in the Saint Paul Piano Teacher’s Concerto Competition, and received Honorable Mention in the La Crosse Rising Stars Concerto Competition, State Division of the Music Teachers National Association (Junior Level), and Minnesota Music Teachers Forum Mozart Concerto Competition.

 

Christina has performed in the master classes of Eugene Pridonoff, James Anagnoson, and Bernadene Blaha. 

 

This Fall Christiana will enter the University of Texas-Austin as a Piano Major where she will study with the renowned artist/teacher, Gregory Allen.

Accomplishments

  • Clear Creek Music Festival – Student Recitals.  Private study with Gregory Allen.  Halfway, Oregon.  July, 2016.

  • Guest Artist Recital - China Service Ventures Benefit Concert.   Minneapolis, MN.  March, 2016.

  • Invited Guest Performance – Thursday Musical Morning Concert Series.   Antonello Hall, MacPhail Center for Music.  Minneapolis.  October, 2015.

  • IIYM (The International Institute for Young Musicians).  Honors recital; Student recital; private studies and studio classes with Fei Xu.  University of Kansas, Lawrence.  July, 2015.

  • Selected by Audition – The E-Piano Junior Festival Master Class with Bernadene Blaha.  June, 2015.

  • Winner, First Place – Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition, High School Division.  March, 2015.

  • Selected – Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) Minnesota Varsity’s Featured Round.  Professional recording aired on Classical MPR.  March. 2015.

  • Finalist – Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition, High School Division.  February, 2015.

  • Selected by Audition – Young Artist World Piano Festival (YAWPF) Special Private Lesson with Eugene Pridonoff.  July, 2014.

  • Selected by Audition – Young Artist World Piano Festival (YAWPF) Master Class with Eugene Pridonoff.  July, 2014.

  • Selected by Audition – Young Artist World Piano Festival Honors Recital (YAWPF) July, 2014.

  • Winner, Second Place – Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition, High School Division.  March, 2014.

  • Winner, Second Place – St. Paul Piano Teachers (SPPTA) Concerto Competition.  November, 2013.

  • Selected by Audition – Young Artist World Piano Festival (YAWPF) Master Class with Dr. Sean Schulze.  July, 2013.

  • Selected by Audition – Young Artist World Piano Festival (YAWPF) Special Private Lesson with Eugene Pridonoff.  July, 2013.

  • Selected by Audition – e-Piano Junior Festival Master Class with James Anagnoson.  July, 2013.

  • Honorable Mention - La Crosse Symphony Orchestra’s Rising Stars Competition.  January, 2013.

  • Honorable Mention – Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) National Young Artist Competition – Junior Level (age 11-14) – State Division.  October, 2012.

  • Selected  – Young Artist World Piano Festival (YAWPF) Master Class, Dr. Daniel Rieppel.  July, 2012.

  • Selected – Young Artist World Piano Festival (YAWPF) Special Private Lesson, Eugene Pridonoff.  July, 2012.

  • Honorable Mention – Minneapolis Music Teachers Forum Mozart Concerto Competition.  January, 2012.

  • Selected by Audition  – Young Artist World Piano Festival (YAWPF) Master Class with Dr. Herbert Johnson.  July, 2011.