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College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Kirsten Bendixen Mahoney, M.M.

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Phone: (239) 273-7628
E-Mail: kbendixe@fgcu.edu
Office: Music Modular 2

Born in the Chicago area, Kirsten Bendixon Mahoney holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Northwestern University and a Master of Music degree from the Yale School of Music.

Ms. Bendixen Mahoney has played with the Naples Philharmonic since moving to Florida in 1993.  Other orchestras, with which she occasionally plays, include The Florida West Coast Symphony and the Southwest Florida Orchestra.

Her previous positions were:  Solo-Horn with the “Orquesta Pablo Sarasate de Pamplona” Spain, Principal Horn of the Fairfield Orchestra, Connecticut, and Third Horn / Associate Principal of the New Haven Symphony, Connecticut.

Kirsten Bendixen Mahoney has taught privately since 1982, at the Community Division of the Hartt School of Music in Connecticut from 1987-1991, and at Edison College.

Her principal teachers include Eric Terwilliger, Paul Ingraham, Dale Clevenger and Richard Oldberg.

Ms. Bendixen Mahoney can be heard on Crystal Records with the “Brass Ring” and on ECM Records playing the music of Keith Jarrett.