Violist Christina Ebersohl is widely recognized for her performances, which combine fearless imagination and captivating personality. She has been praised as “amazing…talent alone is not enough….she’s inspiring…” (Joël Belgique, TheOregonian).
Christina has been the recipient of numerous scholarships and acknowledgements, including the Gilman International Study Scholarship, the Debbie Boldrick Music Scholarship, the National Federation of Music Clubs Scholarship, the Gladys C Anderson Memorial Scholarship through the American Foundation for the Blind, and Portland State University’s Dean’s Award for Excellence and College of the Arts Scholarship.
In addition to her solo performance career, Christina’s charismatic presence also lends to the stage as a lecturer and motivational speaker; most recently, she spoke at the 2017 PDXTalks on perseverance in her talk “How to change a lightbulb.” Furthermore, Christina is a respected musicology writer. In 2018, she was named one of the top seven research papers in world as The Undergraduate Awards’ Regional Winner.
She is currently pursuing her Masters in Performance with Basil Vendryes at the Lamont School of Music in Denver, CO. Christina has studied under Kenji Bunch, Joel Belgique, and Chris Bock.