Kristi Ballif earned her Master of Music degree in Flute Performance from Arizona State University and her Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance from Brigham Young University. Since then, she has taught flute at Brigham Young University-Idaho and Colorado Mesa University.
Kristi won the National Flute Association Convention Performer's Competition in 2012 and has been a guest for the Temple Square Artist Series and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. She has also played with the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra and the Western Colorado Flute Choir.
Kristi is the author of Music Theory for the Flutist, a theory book designed especially for flute students. As a clinician, she has presented for the National Flute Association Convention, the Colorado Flute Association, the Colorado Music Educator's Association Convention, and the Gateway Canyons Lecture Series.
In addition to her classical flute studies, Kristi enjoys playing the Irish flute and Highland Bagpipes. She is currently a member of The Henry's Fork Pipes and Drums.
For more information about the flute studio at BYU-Idaho please visit http://fluteworkspublishing.com/BYUI/