Adi Sara writes songs because “the only truth I can seem to get my hands on is in the immediate moment of experience.” Most of her searingly honest songs are about moments – of heartbreak, confrontation, clarity, or disillusionment; moments when the story’s outcome remains uncertain and the questions unresolved. She transmutes raw emotional pain into precise lyrics and haunting melodies, in styles ranging from edgy alternative-folk to tender ballads to sultry jazz/blues.
Adi Sara has won awards as a songwriter and as a classically trained singer (“a voice that is staggeringly beautiful” – Cherwell, Oxford, UK). She has performed on CBC and campus radio and local TV; at the Winnipeg Folk Festival, Fringe Festival, and Mayworks arts festival; and at cafés, cabarets, pubs, and benefits at home and in the UK. Watch for her at the Brandon Folk Festival this summer.
When not exploring the darker reaches of her psyche, she has been known to pen hilarious satire ("sharp-edged...uproariously funny" - Winnipeg Sun); she has also written and staged three musicals ('had the audience in fits of laughter...you'll be humming all the way home" - Daily Information; "guaranteed entertainment...****" - Oxford Student).
A keen student of human nature, Adi Sara earned a doctorate in Psychology at 24 on a Rhodes Scholarship, but stayed in academia only long enough to write satire about it.
Adi Sara Kreindler singer/songwriter
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