Intermountain Opera Bozeman / May 2021
Kirsten will join Intermountain Opera Bozeman for Circle of Resilience as a Featured Soloist and Composer. The concert is a recital of vocal works written by Indigenous composers and performed by Indigenous artists.
World Premiere Recording / September 2021
Kirsten will create the role of Catherine Sloper in the World Premiere Recording of Washington Square, composed by Felix Jarrar with a libretto by Thomas Blakeley. The Recording is exclusively available on Apple Podcasts.
In Recital at Pima Community College / September 2021
Kirsten will perform alongside long time friend and collaborator, pianist Kassandra Weleck, in a recital of songs inspired by childhood memories, favorite lullabies, and life experiences. The recital will take place at Pima Community College in Tuscon, Arizona.
Birchard Public Library / October 2021
Kirsten will be featured as a Guest Soloist for Indigenous Peoples Storytime at the Birchard Public Library in her hometown of Fremont, Ohio. This family friendly event will focus on the themes of Native American history and culture.
The Pleiades Project / November 2021
Kirsten will appear as Maestra Impresaria / Zitkála-Šá in the New York City premiere reading of A Women’s Sufferage Splendiferous Extravaganza. The piece will be read with the Pleiades Project in New York City this November.
Toledo Choral Society / November & December 2021
Kirsten will sing the soprano solos in Handel's beloved oratorio, The Messiah, as part of the 100th Anniversary season of the Toledo Choral Society.
Wilmington Concert Opera / December 2021
Kirsten will appear as Mermaid #2 in the World Premiere of "Mermaids: A Song Cycle for Two Sopranos" composed by Felix Jarrar. The cycle will premiere virtually as the final production of WCO's 2021 "At Sea" Season.
Minton's Playhouse / December 2021
Kirsten returns to New York City, this time as a soloist in "The Variety Show" featuring the works of Scott Bradley Joiner. The performance will take place this December at Minton's Playhouse.
HOLIDAY MUSIC FROM AROUND THE WORLD
The Music Roundtable / December 2021
Kirsten will appear as a Featured Soloist in Holiday Music from Around the World at The Music Roundtable in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Heidelberg University/ March 2022
Kirsten will present a vocal master class and be a guest lecturer for a Music Entrepreneurship class at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio.
Mount Holyoke College/ April 2022
Kirsten will serve as a speaker and panelist for an ongoing series regarding the performance of work by Native American/American Indian/Indigenous creators of musical art.
THE MONDNACHT PROJECT
Monday Musicale with Heidi Clausius / April 2022
Kirsten will appear as a featured soloist in "Monday Musicale" with Heidi Clausius. The concert will take place in Toledo, Ohio.
BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS COMPOSITION COMPETITION
Baltimore County Public Schools / April 2022
Kirsten will serve as a judge for the Baltimore County Public Schools Composition Competition.
Wilmington Concert Opera & Concert Opera Theater / May 2022
Kirsten will sing songs of beloved composer and librettist Rodgers & Hammerstein in a gala performance co-hosted by Wilmington Concert Opera and Concert Opera Theater.
The Toledo Choral Society / June 2022
Kirsten will participate in The Toledo Choral Society's 100th Anniversary Celebration by singing the soprano solo in world premiere of "The Great Lakes Cantata" by composer Gwenyth Walker.
Wilmington Concert Opera/July 2022
Kirsten and pianist Kassandra Weleck will be featured in an abridged version of their "Songs My Mother Taught Me... and Songs I Will Teach My Daughter" recital for Wilmington Concert Opera's Virtual Recital Series.
AN AFTERNOON AT THE OPERA
Heidi Clausius Scholarship Foundation / August 2022
Kirsten joins the Heidi Clausius Scholarship Foundation as a guest soloist for their concert taking place in August in Toledo, Ohio.
Wilmington Concert Opera / October 2022
Kirsten will portray the role of Charlotte Corday in the World Premiere of "Girondines," an opera by Sarah van Sciver, with a libretto by Kirsten C. Kunkle.