Krystle Henninger has been songwriting since 2004 and can't stop. She received her BA in Songwriting from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee in 2013 where she studied with Grammy Award winning songwriters James Elliott, Drew Ramsey, and Tom Douglas. Krystle received a “Suggested Artist Placement” from the Song of the Year competition in 2013 as well as a "Finalist" Placement in the 2015 competition for her recent song "Long Road Home," co-written with her brother, Jesse Henninger.
Krystle writes a variety of songs ranging from musical theatre, choir, rock, pop, alternative, and folk. She enjoys writing in different genres to strengthen her skills. Krystle wrote a full-length original musical for her senior project at Belmont, Hold please...I'm harvesting pineapple, and is currently working on her second full-length musical with 18 new songs. She has also written songs for theatre projects at Columbia University.
Krystle released her debut EP Swallowed Up In Blue in February 2013. The EP can be found here on bandcamp. Select songs can be found on Krystle's Soundcloud account. She has a facebook page where you can keep up with any upcoming performances and check out her youtube page to see some new songs Krystle's been working on and to check out Krystle's cover of the Arkells song, I'm Not The Sun."
Long Road Home, Krystle's second album and first full-length project, was released on September 12th, 2015 and is available on iTunes, Amazon, Bandcamp, and CD Baby.
Link to Swallowed Up In Blue:
Krystle has performed in various venues in NYC including Santos Party House, The West End Lounge, and Urban Stages as part of their Winter Rhythms Cabaret Festival with varying members of her band The Screw Ups.
Santos Party House - November 22nd 2014 featuring Kat Swanson
Krystle performing at the Open Mic at Lost Evenings III in Boston, MA - May 2019