This outstanding singer/songwriter has made extraordinary steps forward in the country music scene since the release of her debut Album; GONE WISHIN' in 2005.
Her self-penned songs have charted on the Australian Top 30, in Europe, and are now gaining attention in the USA.
Her Australian hit Kiss My Cheek was nominated in the Australasian Performing Rights Association's (APRA) 2007 Song of the Year.
Ms Andersen's new album; ONCE AGAIN was recorded in Nashville and produced by US 17-time Grammy winner Tom Pick.
The album has attracted accolades like;
“They say music feeds the soul, and Connie Kis Andersen's wonderful new album does just that. Connie infuses her music with perception, passion and the kind of emotional connection that makes you sit up, take notice and smile.” Susan Jarvis: Journalist, Capital News
About Connie Kis
Danish born Connie Kis migrated with her family to Australia when she was only two years old and at the age of eight, began learning the banjo-mandolin. By the time she was eleven, Connie Kis was performing at local town hall concerts including a guest spot with Australian Country Music legend, Slim Dusty.
After gaining a degree in both Economics and Psychology from the University of NSW and working in Sydney in the field of Special Education, she re-located to live in Perth, Western Australia.
At the same time she began pursuing a profession in her first love, music; performing as the lead singer in several bands.
This lady’s headline and special guest musical performances have taken her to two recording sessions and numerous tours in the USA, performing at renowned venues such as The Bluebird Cafe, Nashville Palace, Tootsies, Cowboy Church and the Australian Festival (Nashville) ... a press tour in Scandinavia.
In Australia she has opened for Don McLean, performed at numerous Australian Country Music festivals nationally and is a regular host on the Country Music Express.
A strong supporter of Western Australia's music industry,
Connie Kis currently sits on the Contemporary Music Panel for the Department of Culture and the Arts and has held roles as president of WAM, (West Australian Music Industry) and General Manager of KULCHA [Multicultural Arts of WA].
She is a professional member of APRA, CMAA, CMA, NSAI and NARAS