Kirsten Lamb is an award-winning double bassist, vocalist, and educator praised by the Boston Globe for her “versatility and assurance”. Kirsten has debuted original compositions at the Massachusetts State House and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, and The Stone in New York City. Also a sought-after collaborator, Kirsten has performed with a wide variety of musicians such as John Zorn, The Ballroom Thieves, Theodore Bikel, and Gil Scott-Heron’s Midnight Band, and is a member of Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band and Klezperanto. With ensembles, she has performed at venues such as the Kennedy Center, National Sawdust, the Rochester International Jazz Festival and the National Women’s Music Festival. She has won awards at the International Jewish Music Festival, the Boston Jewish Music Festival, and the M Prize Competition. Also an avid educator, Kirsten maintains a private double bass studio in Boston and through Wellesley Public Schools, weekly teaching residencies at Horizons for Homeless Children and the Brookline Early Education Program, and is a roster artist for Young Audiences of Massachusetts. Kirsten holds a Master of Music in Contemporary Improvisation from New England Conservatory and a Bachelor of Music in Double Bass Performance and Ethnomusicology from Oberlin Conservatory.
Categories: Bass, IVEP Teacher, Strings
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