Christian Kliem

Christian attended Blue Valley Northwest High School, where he was the principal bassist in the orchestra, as well as the bassist in the jazz band. Throughout high school, he studied with Jon Lane beginning at age 12, through his senior year. Christian made the All-State Orchestra each year he was eligible, and the All-State Solo/Ensemble Festival for two of those years.

Christian had the opportunity to travel to Austria with his high school orchestra and played in Salzburg and Vienna.