SINGING, GUITAR & KEYBOARD
Christina has been involved in music since her childhood, as both a singer and instrumentalist. Since 2012 she has focused her studies on music education and performance. Christina has studied voice with Sarah Bushfield (Irish soprano), Victoria Massey (Irish Soprano), Aishling Kenny (Irish Soprano), and Ann Marie Gibbons (Irish Soprano).
Christina received her first-class honours BA (Hons) in Applied Music, specializing in music education in 2016 from the Dundalk Institute of Technology. During her time in Dundalk Institute of Technology Christina was a member of the Chamber Choir ensemble, the Musical Theatre ensemble, and DkIT student body Choir. In 2016 she was also the first every awardee of the Michael Van Dessel Conducting Scholar while also the chairperson of the choir committee.
In 2017 Christina was awarded her first-class honours Masters of Musicology from UCD. During her time at UCD Christina explored the many vast avenues of musicological research, with her thesis focusing on performance practice in rural Ireland. Christina is currently undertaking her Ph.D. in music at DkIT and with her topic focusing on Women in Irish Country music.
Outside of her pass for teaching and academia, Christina’s passion is in performance with a specific focus on popular and country music. Christina is also an avid attendee at the Estill voice training program. Christina has a passion for music and education and hopes to bring all aspects of her training to those whom she teaches and engages within Keys and Strings.