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“Abandoned Hope”: a New Song by Christina Christofi
Christina Christofi, a Cypriot born singer-songwriter has released her first single called ‘”Abandoned Hope”, which is available in platforms such as: google play, iTunes, Spotify and cd baby. The song is a collaboration with talented young musicians; Production: Mike Mroz, Music and Lyrics: Jan Alexander Santos, Lisa Yamada.
Christina came to New York five years ago, to a bigger place with a much bigger dream; she was born and raised in Cyprus and she grew up in a diverse family speaking Greek and Finnish as well as English as a third language. Her father is Cypriot, and mother is Finnish.
Ever since she was nine, she started singing and playing piano. She discovered that music was her passion at a very early age and was involved in many music related activities such as the European Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Romania, in 2006 representing Cyprus, young talent showcase at the International 44th Pori Jazz festival in Finland in 2009 and Christmas CD release in Cyprus in 2007 etc.
She graduated as an honours student from a music high school in Limassol, Cyprus. Her passion for music grew with her. It was what represented her. Music was not a hobby anymore and that is the reason why she decided to pursue her higher education in New York. She graduated with a BFA in Jazz Vocal Performance in 2017 with multiple scholarships.
“In New York I met so many people with great talent and accomplishment, apart from my great professors, and learn so much from them and with them,” she says. ”It has been an honour for me to collaborate with CP Lacey, known from famous Apollo Theatre in Harlem and to perform in that stage.”
Christina’s everyday follows a very busy schedule, working at the Jazz Gallery usually once a week and teaching at a Music Academy. She is performing in multiple venues in the city and works at the CCNY as a coordinator for special events. Her life experiences in the city have taught her a lot and helped her grow as a musician and as a person.
“I truly feel grateful and blessed and hope people will love our music and I hope we will be awarded with great reviews,” Christina says, adding that “much more to come soon!”
For more information her website is christofichristina.com/
You can also follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/christinachristofi
“Abandoned Hope” – Single by Christina Christofi available at:
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