With an eclectic range of experience Kristin finds herself hired for a variety of engagements throughout the year. As a singer and teacher her talents and training varies from classical styles such as opera, oratorio, and art song, to more contemporary genres such as musical theater, pop, and jazz. Regardless of repertoire Kristin embraces the voice as a living, breathing instrument and celebrates the wide range of sounds it can uniquely produce.
Named the “Nancy P. Marriott Scholar” Kristin received her Masters in Voice Performance in May 2020 from the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, MA, She received her Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance with emphasis in Opera and Musical Theatre from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.
In addition to her life as a performer Kristin fills the remainder of her time teaching music. As a Performing Arts Faculty member at Stonehill College she currently serves as both the Studio Voice instructor and the Director of the Collegiate Chorale.
Kristin centers her teaching around building a healthy vocal foundation that gives her student’s voices the longevity needed to sing for years to come. With her extensive knowledge in a variety of genres she aims to find a way to cater to each singer’s individual needs. Beyond the musical aspect of singing she also works with her students to dive deeper into the emotive portrayal of each piece.
In the short time Kristin has been in Boston she has held roles with esteemed professional companies such as Emmanuel Music (The Beggar’s Opera), Opera del West (Cendrillon), and Boston Opera Collaborative (Annual Opera Bites Event). Kristin is currently in the process of covering the lead role (Autumn) and serving as the Assistant Director for Helios Opera in their upcoming fall production of Service Provider by Christopher Weiss. As an active onstage performer through her Master’s program she took on main-stage roles include, Baba (The Medium, Menotti), Manja (Countess Maritza, Kálmán) and covering the role of Cinna (Lucio Silla, Mozart). Kristin recently returned from a week-long residency as Dritte Dame (Die Zauberflöte, Mozart) in Washington D.C. with the Prague Summer Nights Young Artist Music Festival.
In addition to her time on stage Kristin has been hired for studio work with local Boston group, Rosedale Junction and looks forward to appearing in two tracks on their upcoming album this winter. Her studio styles include both folk and blues influence.
Kristin firmly believes that her duty as both a performer and teacher is to give others a voice. Whether it’s serving as a conduit for the composer’s message or encouraging others to find their own, the world we live in needs more people to speak up, sing out, and be heard.