Soprano Kristin Mueller-Heaslip is known to Canadian audiences as an intelligent and sensitive performer of new and unusual music. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto, where she studied piano with William Aide and voice with Jean MacPhail. In 2004 she created the role of Ciel in the original SummerWorks Festival production of Enoch Arden in the Hope Shelter, which she later reprised in 2005 at the Toronto Theatre Centre and in 2007 at the Rosemary Branch Theatre in London, England. Other recent performances include a live performance of a new score for the silent film Metropolis by David Ogborn; an appearance as soprano soloist in the interdisciplinary music drama Bridge of One Hair by Alice Ping-Ye Ho; Exsultate, Jubilate with the Silverbirch String Quartet; and the monumental Kafka Fragments by Gyorgy Kurtag with violinist Christian Robinson; the world premiere of tampobata by Andrew Staniland for singing pianist; and Soprano/Soprano, a duo recital with New York saxophonist Rob Mosher.
Recent recordings include The Miserable End of Captain Alonso for Friendly Rich. Kristin also performs regularly with her band, The Parkdale Revolutionary Orchestra.