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Kristen Mather de Andrade is an artist whose well-honed skill at interpretation brings freshness and delight to a broad range of repertoire and musical styles, from classical, to world music, contemporary folk and beyond. Equally devoted to interpreting the rich repertoire of traditional composers and to bringing the colorful dimensions of the clarinet and her bright and versatile singing voice to undiscovered frontiers, Mather de Andrade has always sought compelling ways to dive into the modern musical landscape. Her flair for telling vibrant stories through melody, harmony and multiple languages brings energy to classical, folk, and contemporary works from around the globe.

Her commitment to regularly rediscovering the abundant possibilities of music and her ability to respond to an array of challenges has led Mather de Andrade to diverse projects with world-class musicians. She is the Principal Clarinetist and soloist for the West Point Band, an Army Special Band, as well as the ensemble’s Education Outreach Manager. She collaborates frequently with New York City-area bands, symphony orchestras, and pit orchestras. She plays clarinet in the group Quintette 7 and is also the clarinetist, and co-founder of Vent Nouveau, the New York City-area ensemble that performs and records exciting material for winds and brass.

Since 2012, Mather de Andrade has been delivering sparkling performances as both a vocalist and clarinetist with the Brazilian ensemble she founded, Tom do Brasil

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