Kristen Mazur has been actively involved in music from an early age. Her studies with piano began at age 4 with Jennifer Orinko, and later with Dr. Sungeun Kim of Baldwin Wallace University. Kristen then became interested in harp, and voice in middle school. She began private voice lessons in 2011 with Marian Vogel-Fletcher, and harp lessons in 2012 with Xiao Lei Salovara.
Kristen is currently continuing her education at Capital University where she received the highest Conservatory Performance Award Scholarship. She is currently double majoring in Harp Performance and Piano Pedagogy. Miss. Mazur studies harp with the notable Jude Mollenhauer and is trained under the Salzedo Method. She also studies piano with the eminent Dr. Tianshu Wang. Along with studying harp and piano, Kristen studies voice at the collegiate level with Professor Jackie Barlow-Ware, and receives vocal coaching from Scott Ewing at Capital University. She plans to advance her studies in music after she receives her degrees.
Kristen is currently the principal harpist of the Symphonic Winds, and Wind Symphony at Capital University under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey Gershman. In addition to participating in concert band, she is the principal harpist for the Capital University Orchestra under Conductor Bill Boggs. Miss. Mazur also accompanies a number of vocalists, and instrumentalists on piano at Capital for various performances and recitals. Out of school, Kristen is often hired to play harp for community bands, churches, special occasions, and weddings. She is also the Soprano section leader at the church where she works. Kristen is excited to share her knowledge of music with people of all ages as an instructor at MTMS.