Christine Wilkinson Beckman

Violin, Viola Teacher

Christine Wilkinson Beckman

SAA Member


Olympia, WA
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Christine Wilkinson Beckman is baroque violin specialist and a violin and viola teacher based near Olympia, WA.  She enjoys performing throughout her native Northwest with early music ensembles large and small and appears regularly with such groups as the Seattle, Portland, and Pacific Baroque Orchestras and Pacific MusicWorks.  From 2015-2017 she was the director of the New Baroque Orchestra, one of the Community Collegia of the Early Music Guild of Seattle.  Christine began her studies on baroque violin with Ingrid Matthews, and she graduated in 2013 with an MA from the Historical Performance Practices program at Case Western Reserve University where she studied with Julie Andrijeski.  She received her BM in Violin Performance from St. Olaf College.

A Suzuki student herself (student of Barbara Riley), Christine is delighted to again be a part of the Suzuki family.  Her Suzuki teacher training has been with Elizabeth Stuen-Walker and Dr. Susan Baer.  When not teaching or performing, Christine enjoys reading about linguistics and the natural sciences, baking, drinking tea with lots of milk, and listening to the rain with her husband and two young children.