Kristen Shoup

Assistant Conductor

Mrs. Shoup earned a BA in Music Education from WMU and a Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music. She has been a member of the viola section of the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra since 1992.

Kristen works with the Classical Orchestra, sharing conducting duties with John Varineau.  She also conducts for the West Michigan Homeschool Fine Arts Association and has previously been the Orchestra Director for the Grand Rapids Christian Schools and Calvin Christian Schools.