Christina Schempf, French Horn

Originally a native of the rolling farmland of southeastern Wisconsin, Christina is a St. Louis based horn player and teacher. She received a Masters Degree from New England Conservatory in Boston as a student of Richard Sebring and studied with Melanie Cottle at Wheaton College in the Chicagoland area as an undergraduate. Christina is passionate about cultivating a rich and diverse appreciation for music in the coming generation. She is currently working to develop educational music programs through Intersect Arts Center, an organization that provides arts education to underserved communities in St. Louis. Aside from her pursuits in music, Christina enjoys various outdoor recreational activities including backpacking, distance biking, skiing, and horseback riding. She also loves to spend her time reading poetry and making stained glass. Christina has performed with Camerata Chicago since 2015.