Mezzo-Soprano Krista Costin has performed as a soloist and ensemble member with Oratory, Consortium Carissimi, MN Bach Ensemble, The Singers, MN Chorale, House of Hope Motet Choir, Mount Olive Bach Tage, Oregon Bach Festival, Transept, and various Bachakademies in Stuttgart and Weimar, Germany under the direction of Helmuth Rilling. An avid singer of Bach, she is also passionate about collaborating on new works. She won first place by audience choice at the 1st annual SongSlam at Icehouse in January 2018, performing a new art song written by local composer Tim Takach, How to Triumph Like a Girl. 2018-2019 season highlights include alto solo engagements with Exultate (Bach B Minor Mass), Oratory (Bach St John Passion with the MN Dance Theatre) and Minnesota Bach Ensemble (Bach BWV 132 and 164), and House of Hope Motet Choir (Duruflé Requiem). For more information, please visit www.kristacostin.com.