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Krystle Dos Santos

More than Motown – virtual performance only

Western Canadian Music Award-winning soul singer-songwriter Krystle Dos Santos and her 4-piece band will take students back in time to the peak of Motown Music from the late 1950s to 1980s. Krystle’s powerful and interactive medleys of hits by The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, the Temptations and the Jackson 5 will have students and teachers singing and dancing in their seats! Students will learn interesting facts about these key artists and about the historical and significant impact that Motown music has had on contemporary soul music today.

BLAK | Canadian Women in Music – virtual performance only

Krystle Dos Santos and her 4-piece band take you on a powerful musical journey celebrating notable Black Canadian women in music. She shares historically important stories about the underground railroad, civil rights movement and key events in black history while weaving in iconic songs from the eras in which these women lived and performed. Krystle also shares songs by some contemporary Canadian artists, along with some of her own from her award-winning album Bloom | Burn. You’ll be introduced to an array of musical styles including spirituals, jazz, blues, soul, R&B, pop and hip hop.

Booking Details
Please note: Krystal’s programs are only available virtually
School Virtual Performance Fee: $700 + HST
Audience Size: 500
Virtual format: Pre recorded concert with live Q & A
Grades: K-12
Language: English
Availability: limited year-round
Curriculum Connections
Music History
Equity & Inclusion
Cross Curricular Connection
Experiential Learning
About Krystle Dos Santos
Krystle is a two-time Western Canadian Music Award-winning blues, jazz and soul singer based in Vancouver with Guyanese roots. She has been performing for more than a decade across Canada and is known for her powerful voice and infectious warmth, pairing original soul music with beloved Motown classics. In addition to performing, she has acted in The Arts Club musical Dreamgirls and The Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen at The Firehall Arts Centre. Dos Santos continues to share her eclectic array of performances through many platforms: her fourth album of original music, BLOOM | BURN; Hey Viola!, a jazz cabaret about the life of Canadian civil rights icon Viola Desmond; A History Of Motown and BLAK | Canadian Women in Music shows designed for young audiences.