Kristine has won prizes in many international competitions. She has won the 1st prize as well as the ‘Virtuoso Prize’ at the 12th International Violin competition in Kloster Schontal and first prize in the National Competition for Violinists, Latvia, in 2004 and 2008. Other prizes include the J & A Beare International Solo Bach Competition in 2010 and at the 30th International Violin Competition Rodolfo Lipizer in 2011 alongside a special prize for the best interpretation of a 20th century violin concerto. Kristine has participated in master classes with some of the world’s most respected musicians including Vadim Gluzman, Viktor Pykaizen, Petru Munteanu, Thomas Brandis, Koichiro Harada, Pamela Frank, Krzysztof Wegrzyn, Gyorgy Pauk, and most recently with Leonidas Kavakos and Maxim Vengerov. As a soloist Kristine has performed with numerous orchestras – The Latvian National Orchestra, Vidzemes Chamber Orchestra, Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovakian Chamber Orchestra, Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra, Ashover Festival Orchestra, Royal Society Orchestra, Sinfonietta Riga, Kew Sinfonia, Mumbles Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra ‘’Constantinescu’’, Hertford Symphony Orchestra and Sinfonia d’Amici. She plays a Giovanni Rota violin, made in Cremona in 1808, kindly on loan from the Royal Academy of Music.