Kristen Conrad – Keyboards, Vocals
A classically trained singer, Kristen Conrad grew up in New Jersey, where she started piano lessons at age 6 and vocal training in high school. Her musical career demonstrates her love of music across genres, having sung in a cappella groups, several choirs, theatre troupes, and jazz ensembles. Now living in Berwyn, PA, she’s been part of the Philadelphia music scene for decades, singing and playing keyboards for cover bands specializing in classic rock, R&B, and new wave music. At present, she is the soprano section leader both for the classical ensemble Vox Ama Deus and for a church in Devon, PA. During holiday season, you can find her singing with Olde Towne Carolers. Female artists she admires include Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Ann Wilson, Annie Lennox, Kate Bush, k.d. lang, and Paula Cole. She also plays various wind instruments (clarinet, flute, recorder, tin whistle, etc.) and baritone horn. Outside of music, she works as a public opinion/market researcher and dabbles in graphic design and calligraphy.