Kristin has been singing and performing since she was 8 years old. She began studying jazz and piano in 2009 and performs at festivals and venues such as the Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival, SOUTH, Montpelier Arts Center, Wine in the Woods, Woodmere Art Museum, Rockwood Music Hall, Twins Jazz, and Rams Head On Stage with the Chuck Redd Quintet. In 2015, Kristin recorded “Poor Butterfly” with bassist, Blake Meister for the Maryland Public Television show, “Artworks.” In November 2017, she sang for the NBC Executive’s Event with guitarist, Rich Barry and pianist, Pascal Le Boeuf and a month later was featured in the Melting Pot Big Band at the Havre De Grace Opera House.
In 2018, Kristin created and performed two different tribute shows, one for Peggy Lee and one for Julie London. The programs take listeners on a musical journey through time while they learn interesting facts and stories about the artist. Both tribute programs have been a success and loved by audiences. Performing throughout the East Coast, Kristin has performed and recorded with several remarkable musicians such as Lee Pearson, Warren Wolf, Mike Pope, Allyn Johnson, Ameen Saleem, and many more. Callahan has released two albums, A New Love and One Magic Day. She is now preparing to release her third album, Lost in a Dream, available on all platforms on July 16, 2021.
“Her music is often hypnotic and thus compelling, saved from a listener's mind-wanderings by her involvement and the mesmerizing manner of her mellowness.”
-Rob Lester, Talkin Broadway
“Kristin Callahan is a talented, new, young, fresh & beautiful voice in jazz & I am so pleased to share my discovery of her with you. Her new debut recording is "A New Love" & after you listen you too will discover a new love.”
-Don Wolff, I Love Jazz Radio