The Gateway to North America's world music market

7th edition

14
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nov '17

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Cris Derksen

Cris Derksen

Vancouver, B.-C.

Award winning Canadian Aboriginal cellist Cris Derksen is known for building layers of sound into captivating performances. Her music braids the traditional and contemporary in multiple dimensions, weaving her classical training and her aboriginal ancestry with new school electronics, creating genre defying music. Originally from the North Tall Cree reserve in northern Alberta, Cris holds a Bachelor of Music degree in cello performance from the University of British Columbia. She composes for film and television, and tours extensively nationally and internationally, performing and recording with an impressive array of musicians, including recent projects with Buffy Sainte Marie, Tanya Tagaq, Kinnie Starr and Kanye West.

 

 

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