Christine Wilkinson Beckman is a baroque violin specialist living in Olympia, WA. She enjoys performing throughout her native Northwest with early music ensembles large and small and appears regularly with such groups as the Portland, Seattle, and Pacific Baroque Orchestras, Bach Collegium San Diego, and Pacific MusicWorks. Christine began her studies on baroque violin with Ingrid Matthews, and she graduated in 2013 with an MA from the Historical Performance Practices program at Case Western Reserve University where she studied with Julie Andrijeski. She received her BM in Violin Performance from St. Olaf College. In addition to performing, Christine teaches Suzuki violin to a busy studio of young musicians in Olympia. When not performing or teaching, Christine enjoys baking, reading about linguistics and the natural sciences, drinking tea with lots of milk and sugar, and listening to the rain with her husband and young children.