Musician. Educator. Performer.
Kiki is a musician, singer, performer, and arts educator. Her work meets at the intersection of social justice and music. She is a trained vocalist, pianist, and guitar player and has a background in musical theatre performance. Kiki uses her music and arts training to support youth experiencing homelessness to develop their unique voices and to elevate their songs and stories. She is also involved in musical projects for community-building and for individuals who are ill or grieving.
For the past several years, Kiki has written, directed, and performed in "Irreverently Yours, The Shushan Queens," a politically satirical, feminist, musical comedy all in rhyme. She and her cast have performed to sold out Bay Area audiences each year.
Kiki's work has included:
-creation of Larkin Street's partnership with BroadwaySF
-piano accompaniment in Jaffa's Arab-Jewish girls choir
-bedside music at Children's Hospital Oakland
-music therapy sessions at Center for Neuro Skills
-co-leading Shabbat and High Holiday services
-songleading at Queer Talmud Camp
-playing music at grief retreats
-music & prayer leader at a women’s wellness summit