Kristen Spath is a Boston Massachusetts native, becoming a Southern California transplant in 2002. Originally, Spath trained as a classical pianist at the South Shore Conservatory of Music located in Hingham, MA; but soon Spath’s passion developed into a love for Jazz. Her studies expanded to include Jazz, with a focus on theory and arranging. With her well-respected skills as an arranger and pianist, Spath now works for several recording studios in the Los Angeles area. Composing was a natural step in her burgeoning music career. Currently, her compositions have attracted the attention of various recording artists with new releases on the horizon. Additionally, her compositions will be featured in film and television. Keeping her work fresh with live audiences, Spath can be found performing in venues across Southern California.
Kristen Spath has had diverse training and experience in many paths in the music business. She founded and directed two the Cape Cod Youth Show Choir and a music therapy program at Handikids School.
She went on to serve as a producer, music director and director in a number of shows including Once on This Island, Grease, Guys and Dolls, Annie Get your Gun, Beauty and the Beast, and more. Along with these, Kristen is also a composer. She has composed a number of songs for two anti-bully campaigns for the Boys and Girls Club of America. She has also composed music for gymnastics and ice-skating competitions, for television and film, and is the composer, arranger, and musical director for Falcon Rhodes. She has worked as both a rehearsal pianist and substitute music teacher for the prestigious Orange County School of the Arts. She is a state certified talent judge in both California and Massachusetts, where she is also a three time recipient of the Massachusetts Cultural Award. Altogether, from composing to directing, to performing, and teaching, Kristen’s broad range of talent and training has led her into many avenues of experience in the music industry.