With an incandescent brilliance, rising star Kristina Morales' voice shines across the heart of the city of New Orleans with illuminating clarity and burns with heart-wrenching warmth. She electrifies and charms her audience with a vulnerable passion and is commended by musicians and audiences alike for her use of vocal instrumentation while still giving lyrical color with a delicate seamlessness. A native of New Orleans, Kristina grew up in the heart of the French Quarter in her parent's restaurant. There in the glow of the city, she was exposed to cultural and sophisticated music at a very young age. Kristina's musical journey began when she was just a child. Her deep passion for music eventually led her to the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, a high school conservatory responsible for developing the talents of many of today's world class musicians, artists and performers. At NOCCA, she studied classical voice for four years and honed her theatrical skills for three as a musical theater major. Her time and dedication to her art landed Kristina a spot in one the country's top conservatories for musical theater, The Boston Conservatory. In Boston, she explored and nurtured the variety of vocal colors available to her gift and collaborated with an array of musicians from The Boston Conservatory and the Berklee School of Music in genres of jazz, r&b, pop, hip hop, world and folk
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