Kristinn Örn Kristinsson pianist studied in Akureyri and Reykjavík, Southern Illinois University and St. Louis Conservatory in the USA. Among his main teachers were Philip Jenkins, Margrét Eiríksdóttir, Ruth Slenczynska and Joseph Kalichstein. Kristinn works as an accompanist at The Reykjavík Academy of Singing and Vocal Arts and director and teacher at Allegro Suzuki Music School. Kristinn Örn has through the years been active as an accompanist and chamber musician in recitals and on recordings. He is a certified Teacher trainer in the Suzuki method for piano and has written a book about it.