Christy Baisinger, YES! Conductor
Conductor of the Yakima Ensemble for Strings (YES!), Christy Baisinger also is a cellist in the Yakima String Quartet.
Mrs. Baisinger received her B.S. in Music Education from Kansas State University and completed graduate work at the University of Washington, Seattle Pacific University and Central Washington University. From 1976 to 2002, she taught string orchestras from the fourth through the twelfth grade and supervised the entire orchestra program in the Yakima School District.
Mrs. Baisinger served as the orchestra representative to the Washington Music Educators Association for three terms. She also served as the Secretary and President for the Washington Chapter of American String Teachers and as Pacific Northwest Chairman of the National School Orchestra Association. She now teaches string classes at St. Joseph / Marquette Catholic School and La Salle High School in Yakima and works at Costco.