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Kristen Smigielski Trio at Patina 250
Saturday, August 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
The Kristen Smigielski Trio will be performing at Patina 250! Featuring the talents of: Kristen Smigielski – vocals, Donny Frauenhofer – keys, John Smigielski, drums.
Kristen Smigielski is a vocalist currently based in Buffalo, NY. She sings a diverse range of music, from Jazz and Pop, to Classical and Contemporary. Kristen performs at many events, venues, and festivals across New York State, including Buffalo Iron Works, The Terrace at Delaware Park, Patina 250, MTK Prime, D’Avolio’s, The Roycroft Inn, Wine on Hertel, Buffalo Botanical Gardens, Nietzsche’s, Merge, Hallwalls, Soundlab, Carnegie Art Center, the Burchfield Penney Art Gallery, the Cass Project, Syracuse University, The Egg in Albany, and many more. In addition, her combo has played during the East Aurora Music Fest, Music on Main, Allentown First Fridays, East Aurora Street Festival, and the Northwest Jazz Festival. She completed her Master of Music in Voice Performance from the University at Buffalo, having received both the Baird and Opera Scholarships. Additionally, she studied choir conducting, and received a scholarship to attend the Harold Rosenbaum International Choir Conducting Institute. She has taught voice and piano privately for years, and was also a Teaching Assistant in voice with the Music Department at Buffalo State College. She is a member of the JazzBuffalo Advisory Council, and currently performs in many local bands, as well as her own Jazz combo.