Kristina & Andre

Performer

Kristina Bijelic is a multilingual, multi-genre vocalist whose passion is Balkan and Mediterranean music. Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, she graduated with honours from the University of Toronto with a degree in musicology. Trained in classical voice and violin since childhood, Kristina performs in a vocal style which reflects her musical and cultural backgrounds, as well as in various other contemporary genres and styles.

Ecuadorian guitarist and composer André Pazmiño Betancourt has played with some of the most influential artists of his country. He attended the Conservatorio de Liceu in Barcelona and later graduated from the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, majoring in contemporary performance. His musical background is primarily in rock and jazz, and his compositions and playing style aim to combine contemporary harmony with elements of rock.