Korynne Bolt Korynne Boltcompleted a Master’s degree in Cello Performance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in May 2016. A full-time member of Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, Korynne also plays as a founding member of Star City Strings, and on a substitute basis in the Rangbrook Ensemble and Omaha Symphony Orchestra. In August 2016, Korynne began teaching private cello lessons with Nissa’s String Studio and also coaches chamber groups for the Omaha Area Youth Orchestras.

While studying at UNL, Korynne studied with Greg Beaver of the Chiara String Quartet. One highlight of her career was performing the Schubert Cello Quintet with the Chiara Quartet in March 2016 as winner of the annual “Play with the Chiaras” competition.

In May 2013, Korynne graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Music in String Performance, summa cum laude. For the following year, Korynne studied independently with Peter Howard in St. Paul, Minnesota while freelancing, teaching private lessons, and working at Claire Givens Violins in Minneapolis. Korynne’s other previous teachers include Marc Johnson, Karen Buranskas, Carol Ou, Emilie Grondin, and Soo Bae.