Born in Antwerp, Belgium, Scott Krijnen has grown up in musical surroundings. His parents were members of the Royal Flemish Opera Company, the San
Francisco Symphony Chorus and later the Spokane Symphony. Having played for the last 17 years, Scott has moved through many musical circles. He received
his first degree at the University of Idaho receiving the distinguished Presser Scholar award, and has achieved his Masters’ in Cello Performance from the San
Francisco Conservatory of Music. Through various competitions, he has been featured as a soloist with the Coeur d’ Alene Symphony, the University of Idaho
Symphony Orchestra, and the Spokane Symphony. He is a tenured member of the Washington Idaho and Coeur d’ Alene symphonies and has worked with many of our community orchestras
in the Bay Area. Mr. Krijnen’s most recent performances have taken him to Europe for a world premier of a string quartet, the Monterrey Symphony and recitals with
affiliation to the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
He currently directs the orchestra at Castillero and Redwood Middle Schools