This week’s Musician of the Week is Kristi Schamberger!
Name: Kristi Schamberger
Year I started playing with the Municipal Band: 1998
Occupation: Elementary/Middle School Orchestra Director at Echo Hill, Westfield, and Oak Ridge in the Linn-Mar School District
Family: I have a husband, Jason, and a 15 month old son, Colton. They love attending the summer band concerts. We also have a dog, Lingo, and three cats, Monnie, Soleil, and Maya. My mom, Sharon, also plays in the band. I grew up listening to the CRMB, several of my family members have also played in the band.
Hometown: Marion, Iowa
Hobbies: I love to travel! My more recent trips have taken me to Hawaii, Italy, and Greece. I also enjoy reading, paleo cooking, bargain hunting, and listening to live music.
Favorite CRMB pieces: The Holst Suites, Percy Grainger’s Irish Tune from County Derry, Fandango by Frank Perkins, and any soundtrack music.