KELVYN KONING (he/him/his and they/them/theirs) is a composer, vocalist, and pianist from McBain, MI. It is their goal to foster empathy, healing, and social justice for individuals and communities through music by writing accessible music hybridized from a variety of genres including classical, jazz, gospel, folk, rock, pop, and show tunes. His philosophy is that different types of music can work together harmoniously to create new and beautiful things, just as different types of people can. A versatile performer and composer, Kelvyn is also a poet and lyricist, often writing texts for their own music. He sings as a countertenor, composes, and acts as chair of the board for Nightingale.