Krista Halbleib

Violin Teacher

Krista Halbleib

SAA Member


Holton, KS
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Krista Halbleib is currently studying Music Education at The University of Kansas. She has been teaching Suzuki violin private and group lessons for five years. She began playing violin at the age of nine with Rhea Parsons, and continued taking Suzuki lessons until college with Carolyn Sandquist. In the last three years she has taken the Every Child Can course and completed training for Violin Books 1 and 2, with teacher trainers Susan Kempter and Beth Titterington, respectively. For seven years Krista played in the Topeka Symphony Youth Ensembles, and for a few years also assisted the Topeka Symphony Debut Orchestra. She volunteers at KU as a music mentor through a program where music students in Lawrence are provided free private lessons. Krista currently plays in the KU Symphony Orchestra and in her family’s band.