Christina Athena, raising the vibration of this planet through sound, light and love. Christina is a poet, singer, songwriter and guitarist. "She is inspired by her dreams, life experiences and the vibration of musical notes". Her music is lyrical, soothing, and reflective.
Whatever the venue, Christina Karamesines, performing as Christina Athena, draws attention as she picks up her guitar and begins to perform. Her sultry voice, intermingling with the gentle strength of the guitar music, takes her listeners on a beautiful smooth listening experience. Christina's music is "fun, sexy and haunting" full of "heat and soul".
Christina began playing classical piano and reading poetry early in life". She liked to sing along with the music that was being played on the juke box in her fathers restaurant and tag along with the college students when they went to a local coffee house, Saturdays Child.
At age 31 Christina became legally blind. Several years later she met Richard Fammeree founder of Universe Of Poetry who taught her to play the guitar and composer Brian Chatton who inspired her to write.
She grew up listening to the Beatles, early Bob Dylan, Carol King, James Taylor, Laura Nyro, Rickie Lee Jones, Joni Mitchell, Heart, Fleetwood Mack, Van Morrison, Eva Cassidy, and others. Christina has created her own unique style.
She is a balladeer who explores realms of the senses and our spirit natures with tastes of Jazz, Rock, Pop, and Folk-rooted genres. "Her laid-back vocal style takes you to different spaces, places, and dreamlike memories".