Kristen Fung

Listen / Toronto

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Originally from Vancouver, British Columbia and now based in Toronto, Ontario, Kristin Fung is a fearless and versatile musician whose voice is a genuine force of nature.

Fung’s magnetic original songs show exceptional range and undeniable groove. Released in 2012, Fung’s FACTOR-supported debut EP “Massive Stride” announces the arrival of a striking and powerful new voice on the Canadian music scene. Kristin delivered a commanding performance to a packed house at the legendary Orbit Room for her “Massive Stride” release show, backed by members of Toronto’s soul sensation, The Digs.

The Kristin Fung Band has performed multiple times at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Winterruption Festival, and numerous club gigs in Vancouver and Toronto. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from UBC and is a two-time alumnus of the Banff International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music, led by jazz stars Dave Douglas and Vijay Iyer.

In April 2014 in New York, Fung was the only Canadian vocalist in the cast of the world premiere of “Trillium J”, a contemporary opera by world-renowned creative composer and MacArthur Genius Anthony Braxton.