Vocalist and songwriter
Chrystal Copeland studied and received a Bachelors degree in Vocal Performance from Adams State University. She worked professionally with her band, Breaking Blue from 2009 – 2016, writing and recording 3 albums that were nominated for a total of 9 New Mexico Music Awards, including Best Vocals twice.
2017 First Place Winner of the Red River Bluegrass Festival Songwriting Contest for her Song “Back to the Beginning” – Release Date TBD
Her song, “Old Roads” won the New Mexico Music Award for best Americana and “Crowded Room” won best Folk Song. In addition, she received the Best Vocalist Award in 2013 at the Santa Fe Bluegrass Festival.
Her voice has brought depth and to additional performances and recordings of other bands in many different genres of music. She can be found singing weekly in her church praise team and choir at Heights First Church of the Nazarene in Albuquerque, New Mexico.