Kristin Thielemann studied orchestral music and music education at the Lübeck University of Music and was a scholarship holder of the Richard Wagner Foundation and the Munich Philharmonic. During her studies she was already under contract with the orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Since 2009 she has been working for the Schott Music publishing house, where she has written many articles for music magazines such as üben & musizieren, but has also published sheet music for the music education sector.

Her parents’ guidebook «Jedes Kind ist musikalisch» («Every child is musical» Schott Music 2016) has been translated into Chinese and her publication about motivating music lessons (Schott Music 2019) is one of the best-selling publications in practical music education.

Kristin Thielemann is a guest lecturer at colleges and universities, holds training courses for music educators and gives lectures for parents. During the lockdown in the corona crisis, her podcast on online music lessons, reached five-digit audience numbers within a few weeks.

She is a juror at music competitions in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.