Cris Derksen

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"Derksen creates undeniably modern music that mixes folk, classical, dance, and aboriginal structures and tunes with electronic beats [...]" - MusicWorks


JUNO-nominated Cree artist Cris Derksen is an internationally respected Indigenous cellist and composer who weaves her classical background and her Indigenous ancestry together with electronics to create genre-defying music. The ensemble includes the talents of Cris Derksen, Hoop Dancer Marie-Claire Einish of the Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach, and drummer Jesse Baird who ties the group together with his signature pop culture beats and inventive improvisation.