At just 5'1, it's hard to believe that such a powerful voice could come out of Michelle Citrin.
Perhaps you recognize Michelle from the YouTube viral video, "20 Things to do with Matzah" which to date has received millions of hits!
Michelle's engaging live performances, natural stage presence and talent for writing catchy and meaningful songs with positive messages, have garnered rave reviews and numerous accolades; including being named one of Billboard Music's "Top Songwriters”, VH-1’s Song of the Year finalist, Great American Songwriting Honor, and finalist in Sony Music's Future Rock Competition. Extensive international touring has resulted in a rapidly growing, devoted grassroots fan base. She has shared the stage with Grammy Award winning artists Michelle Branch and Dave Koz, Gold selling artist Matisyahu,and Tracy Bonham.
The press has called Michelle’s intelligent pop songs, “reflective of all of our lives”. Her honest lyrics, catchy melodies mixed with lush arrangements are best represented in her upcoming first full length album, “Left Brained Right Hearted” - a collection of songs written, composed and arranged by Michelle that explore the eternal struggle of heart versus head, through insightful songwriting, surprising harmonies and unique orchestrations featuring an eclectic array of instruments like strings, glockenspiel, and cavaqunho (Brazilian guitar) played by A-list musicians like Producer & Multi instrumentalist, Tim Bright (Lisa Loeb, Lazlo Bane) drummer Doug Yowell (Duncan Sheik, Suzanne Vega), bassist Joe Quigley,(Lisa Loeb), keyboardist John Deley (Dido).
Michelle has performed her songs on Austin Music Television Network, PBS, A&E and been featured in several independent films soundtracks. From trance to folk pop, Michelle Citrin emerges as a versatile young singer/songwriter from the ever growing indie singer/songwriter scene.
Michelle Citrin's soulful voice, skillful guitar playing, humorous in between song banter and unpretentious demeanor has captured the eyes and ears of her audience all over the world. Arlene McKanic of the Greenwich Village Gazette says, "the audience is left with the feeling that they're in the presence of someone who's doing exactly what she's meant to do". Michelle Citrin is living proof that size... really doesn't matter!
For more information, please visit:www.michellecitrin.com