Bio

Kristen Toedtman is a singer of many styles, committed to inspiring others to sing. She directs the Community Chorus at Peabody in Baltimore, has worked with Urban Voices Project (singers who live and work on Skid Row in LA) and most recently led singers at a health clinic in the Dominican Republic. She has served as Music Director for churches on both coasts and led clinics on singing throughout the US. As a performer, she is a longtime member of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, has appeared as soloist with that group as well as with Musica Angelica, the Corona del Mar Baroque orchestra, the Britt Festival Orchestra, Concert Artists of Baltimore and will appear next as soloist with the LA Phil performing John Adams’ Grand Pianola Music with Adams conducting (2019). As a session singer, she has sung on the soundtracks of Frozen, Minions, Despicable Me 3, Godzilla & others. She is also a regular on the singer-songwriter circuit singing with others and leading her band and choir from the piano, playing original songs in the Americana gospel-style tradition at the Hotel Cafe and Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles, and Pianos and Rockwood Music Hall in NYC.