KRISTIN CHARTIER began teaching Orchestra in Westborough, MA in 2010. Her teaching responsibilities include directing the Westborough High School Orchestra, WHS String Chamber Ensemble, WHS Honors String Quartet, the Gibbons Middle School Orchestra, GMS String Chamber Ensemble, and the Mill Pond School Sixth Grade Orchestra. Before coming to Westborough, she taught middle school and high school orchestra in Chelmsford, MA from 2004 to 2010. Under her direction, Ms. Chartier’s orchestras have consistently earned high ratings at state adjudicated festivals.
Ms. Chartier completed her Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in 2004 and earned a Master of Music in Music Education from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell in 2010.
A violinist, Ms. Chartier plays regularly with Symphony Pro Musica, a local community orchestra, and teaches privately at her home in Northborough. She is currently a member of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA) and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). Ms. Chartier lives in Northborough, MA with her husband, James, and two children, Alex and William.