Welcome to the official website of Qristina Brooke (aka Qristina Bachand) - fiddler & singer; composer, performer & teacher.

Qristina's debut solo album 'Linger' explores various musical traditions; fusing styles such as Old‐time, Traditional Irish & French Canadian & pairing them with organic original works to produce music which is sincere, captivating & thoughtful.

Originally from Victoria BC, Qristina lived in Limerick, Ireland for two years while earning her MA in Traditional Irish Music Performance. She later relocated to Montreal, Quebec; immersing herself in the québécois fiddle tradition for a time before landing back home in Victoria (where she currently lives/performs/teaches).


A feast for the ears”

No Depression (The Journal of Roots Music), US

Plays Irish fiddle as though she was born to it, with strong French roots and a bit of Americana thrown in”

FolkWorld, EU