Kasia Sokol-Borup
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Kasia Sokol-Borup

Adjunct Assistant Professor
String Preparatory Program Director

DMA Indiana University in Violin Performance and String Pedagogy
MM Northwestern University in Violin Performance
BM Western Michigan University in Violin Performance

 


Biography

Dr. Kasia Sokol-Borup is a native of Poland. She came to the US at age seventeen to study at the Interlochen Arts Academy. Dr. Borup was a professor of violin and viola at Fort Lewis College. While living in Durango, she directed the Durango Youth Symphony in addition to serving as concertmaster of the San Juan Symphony.

Her passion for teaching young musicians has been realized through the creation of a pre-college string program at the University of Utah Preparatory Division. In addition, Dr. Borup is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Utah. Dr. Borup is an active solo and chamber musician in Salt Lake City as well as all over the US. Occasionally, she performs with the Utah Symphony.

Dr. Borup lives in Salt Lake City with her husband-violinist, Hasse Borup and their two year old Sophia Rose. In her spare time, she loves hiking, running, reading and cooking.

Courses Taught

  • Violin - Private Lessons
  • String Pedagogy