Noted for her “beautiful tone and vibrato”, Kristen Holritz performs on stage as a remarkably versatile flutist.
Mrs. Holritz received her Bachelor Degree in Flute Performance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and a Masters Degree in Flute Performance from The Juilliard School.
In 2013, Mrs. Holritz was featured as a concerto competition winner with the University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra, winner of the Atlanta Flute Club Young Artist Competition and received third prize in the MidSouth Flute Festival Young Artist Competition.
Most recently in 2013, Mrs. Holritz has accepted the Principal Flute position with the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera. She also appears with the Chattanooga Symphony Wind Quintet.
Mrs. Holritz performs extensively with Schaafritz, a duo with her husband violinist Josh Holritz. Schaafritz has performed across the United States and has gone to Japan twice with musicians from The Juilliard School.