Kristrún Helga Björnsdóttir studied flute early on with Jon H. Sigurbjornsson and later with Bernhard Wilkinson in The Reykjavik College of Music, where she graduated as a Music teacher in 1987.
Kristrún has been very active in the Icelandic music scene for a long time. She has worked equally as music teacher and flutist, mostly chamber music in small ensembles and orchestras. She is a leading member in The Icelandic Flute Ensemble, which specializes mostly in playing and premiering new works. She plays first flute with the Iceland Amateur Orchestra. She also plays with The Kawal flute quartet and with guitar as Duo Verum. She has performed in most Icelandic Music and Art Festivals and in International Flute festival in Reykjavik and New York.
Kristrún has twice before performed here at Skálholt Summer Concerts, both times with The Icelandic Flute Ensemble.