ISB 2023 Convention Presenter — Krista Kopper

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Name: Krista Kopper
Presentation Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2023 4:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Arthur Miller Theatre
Presentation Title: Free Improvisation Concert
Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention? Yes
Type of Presentation: Recital
Genre: New Music

A fanatic of modern and contemporary music, Krista Kopper is a versatile double and electric bassist. She has traveled the country playing musicals as well as commissioning, performing, and recording works for the double bass written by some of the most influential modern composers. An avid improviser, she enjoys exploring the infinite variety of sounds that a double bass can produce. She has degrees from Wichita State University and a masters degree in double bass performance from The Hartt School where she studied with Robert Black. Krista is also the creator and host of The Backstage Creative, a podcast that focuses on the people who work behind the scenes of theater. She currently trains for ultramarathons and is involved in the local music scene in the Kansas City area.


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