Kristy enjoys playing clarinet in the Corona Symphony, and has been a member since 2011. Clarinet mentors and teachers include Dr. John Scott, Keith Anderson, and Ben Lulich.

Kristy also performs with the Orange County Clarinet Consort, Vietnamese American Philharmonic Orchestra, Sea Coast Symphony (formerly Dana Point Symphony), Four Seasons Orchestra, and has enjoyed past playing experiences with Orange County Symphony, Symphonic Winds of the Pacific, Sonoma City Opera, Ukiah Symphony, Baroque Sinfonia of Santa Rosa, and the Santa Rosa Players.

Kristy loves her new Backun Lumiere Bb clarinet and her vintage Buffet R13 A clarinet.

When not busy with her payroll duties at the LA Phil, she also enjoys playing with cats Chloe and Zoe, wine tasting, reading, British tv, travel shows, and traveling with husband Zach, fellow clarinetist at CSO, OCCC, and VAPO.