Violin: Kasia Sokol-Borup

Dr. Borup has been a professor of violin and viola at Fort Lewis College, and while living in Durango she also directed Durango Youth Symphony and was a concertmaster of San Juan Symphony. Her passion for teaching young musicians has been realized in her building the pre-college string program at the University of Utah two years ago (UofU Preparatory Division). In addition to directing the UofUPD, Dr. Borup is an adjunct faculty at the University of Utah.

Dr. Borup is an active solo and chamber musician in Salt Lake City as well as nationally. She has performed with the Utah Symphony, Sinfonia Salt Lake, Vivaldi Virtuosi and Utah Chamber Artists.

Dr. Borup lives in Salt Lake City with her husband-violinist, Hasse Borup and their children Sophia Rose and Christopher Bjorn. In her spare time, she loves hiking, running, and cooking.