Kristi Kruse is an Adjunct Music Instructor at Normandale Community College in Bloomington Minnesota. She holds a DMA and MM in piano performance from the University of Minnesota and a BM in piano performance from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She also teaches at St. Joseph's School of Music and is an active composer and arranger. Hobbies include writing meditation music for an overly active German Shepherd named Buddy, and spy movies. For more information, go to www.kristikruse.com.