New EP - "Explore"
In Late 2016 & early 2017 Christine entered the studio and recorded her latest EP "Explore" featuring original material including the upbeat "Crazy", to the smooth escape song, "Explore", to the love torn "Supposed To" and the final track the melancholy "Closure". The recordings have a cohesive theme with a wide range of stylistic interchanges. Her stellar line up of professional studio musicians completed the line up and makes for a easy listening well balanced set.
Christine Renner is an Austin based singer/songwriter and recording artist who loves writing, recording and performing original music and tasteful cover songs.
Christine's original material is influenced by many genres including indie folk, rock, and soul. Her songs are filled with deep emotions, poetic imagery, romantic story telling, triumph and tragedy with an undercurrent of hope that runs the spectrum of human experience. Sometimes joyful and playful, sometimes lost and brooding, but never monotonous or boring.
Christine's live performances, whether solo or in a group, represent her deep thinking as well as lightheartedness providing an entertaining showcase of both original and re-mastered cover tunes. Christine has a passion to create, express, entertain, and give her audience an unforgettable performance that will have them coming back for more.
Whenever Christine is not writing or performing music, she is teaching piano, guitar, and song/writing lessons at the Radha School of Music. http://www.radhaschoolofmusic.com/ . Christine has a passion and dream to share her love of music to the world and through performing music and teaching music she is able to fulfill those dreams daily.
Christine's first instrument was piano, and she was mostly self taught with the help of YouTube tutorials. She began songwriting on the piano and soon after she picked up the guitar with the help of several very well qualified instructors. Beginning in middle school, Christine started performing live at school concerts, local festivals and popular Austin area venues, both solo and with groups. After a talent showcase in Orlando, Florida, she was approached by TMG Music Group and signed her first recording contract. At age 14 she released her first studio album "Something Real" with 8 original songs that she had written and arranged. The record company was originally impressed with her viral music video of a cover of "This Is The Stuff" recorded at The Zone Recording Studio in Dripping Springs, Tx when she was 12 years old.
During her high school years, Christine continued to write, record and perform. She joined local music communities such as The Musician's Woodshed and the Austin School of Music. This gave her the opportunity to network with like-minded musicians as well continue her musical training. In late 2016, Christine started recording a new EP featuring four of her more recently written songs "Crazy", "Explore", "Supposed To", and "Closure".
Christine Renner has been fortunate to perform at many iconic venues in the Famous "Live Music Capitol of The World". Performing both solo and with a group she has performed at Antones, One World Theater, Nutty Brown Cafe, the Saltlick, South Austin Brewery, Whitestone Brewery, Alamo Drafthouse, and many similar venues.