Kristin Williams Baugher was born and raised right here in Northern California, although her pursuit of music has taken her worldwide. In 2005 Kristin received her degree in Musical Theater from the University of Redlands where she had the opportunity to study both classical and musical theater styles. Kristin pursued her graduate degree at UC Santa Barbara, receiving her Masters in Music, vocal performance in 2008. While in Santa Barbara Kristin had the great opportunity to teach classes in musical theater performance and class voice. After graduating from UCSB, Kristin was accepted to the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Graz Austria. Under the instruction of the AIMS faculty and a local family, Kristin became proficient in audition techniques, performance practice and the German language. Kristin now lives in Orland where she teaches voice lessons and is director of the Federated Church of Orland chancel choir.