Dr. Ondine Young directs choirs and string courses for all ages at the Crowden School, Transfiguration Episcopal Church and Kairos Choir. She also teaches recorder, tin-whistle, piano, and other music & movement classes at Tehiyah, the East Bay Jewish Community Center, and Carmel's "Bach to the Future" summer camp as part of their Bach Festival. Ondine maintains a private teaching studio: Arlington Arts, and has taught music at many public and private institutions including WCCUSD, BUSD, Oxford Elementary in Berkeley, San Francisco Boy's Chorus, Waldorf, Le Lycee La Perouse, and the German International School of Silicon Valley.
After studies at UC Santa Cruz and UC Santa Barbara, Ondine completed a doctorate in musical arts in choral and early music at the University of Southern California, and formerly served on the faculty of the University of San Diego.
Ondine assists cellist William Skeen, coaching and conducting the Tri-Valley Youth Orchestra and also assists Kati Kyme with the California Youth Symphony. She is a board member of Dandelion Dance Theater. Ondine performs throughout Northern and Southern California as a violinist and violist with ensembles such as the American Bach Soloists, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, California Bach Society, Corona del Mar Baroque Festival, Jubilate, Musica Angelica, Magnificat, San Francisco Bach Choir, Sacramento Baroque Soloists, San Diego Bach Collegium, Voices of Music, Pacific Collegium, Albany Consort, Momsemble, El Mundo, Santa Barbara/Santa Cruz symphonies, Russian Chamber orchestra, and others. Ondine lives near Wildcat Canyon with her children Talia and Liam.