Kristen is a Port Credit based saxophone player and singer. She has performed with many artists including the Arkells, Canadian legend Andy Kim (Sugar Sugar), Lowest of the Low, Suzie McNeil, My Son the Hurricane, and 4-time Juno nominee Tom Barlow.
Kristen is busy doing live performances, writing and producing original music and videos, and doing session recordings. Currently Kristen is on tour with My Son the Hurricane, as well as working on her latest project, Lion Blue: a duo with Canadian trumpeter Steve McDade (@wearelionblue). Check her out on Instagram at @kponsax.
Kristen graduated with honours from the Mohawk College Applied Music program in 2015 where she played in the Tower of Power Ensemble led by Darcy Hepner. The ensemble opened for Robben Ford and Jimmie Vaughan at Mohawk’s McIntyre Theatre, and performed with former Tower of Power frontman Tommy Bowes. Currently, Kristen is studying with Grace Kelly and Leo P in their online “Saxy School”.