Kathryn Griesinger received her B.A. (cello) and M.M. (music education) degrees from the University of Akron in Ohio, where she later taught string pedagogy courses as adjunct faculty. She taught orchestra in Lake Local private and public schools for 13 years, while free-lancing as an arranger and cellist for various ensembles. Kathryn has composed sight-reading music for regional music festivals, and her pieces have been performed by honors orchestras in several states. She enjoys writing fun and exciting music for students that supports developing playing technique. Kathryn is currently the Orchestra Editor for J.W. Pepper and String Editor for Wingert-Jones Publications in Pennsylvania.