Laetitia van Krieken (Helmond, NL, 1964) started playing piano at the age of seven. After finishing her studies in sculpture and textile artforms, she studied jazz piano at the Brabants Conservatory in Tilburg (NL) with Willem Kühne. She has performed and recorded with many different groups and musicians such as Soft Parade (CD produced by Dave Stewart), Van Krieken Kempen Sextet (jazz), Tom America’s aNDERE ANDERe, Simon Ho Orchestra (project of Swiss musician Simon Ho and friends, the Finnish group Värttinä and Dutch group Nits).
She played keyboards (electric violin, accordeon) and sang with the famous Dutch popgroup NITS for seven years. From 1998 till 2004 they performed in Holland, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Greece, Spain, Finland, Estonia, Japan and Canada. She has also performed with the following theatre-companies like Theater VandenBulck (Baba Jaga)
Wetten van Kepler (Baron von Münchaussen, Wolperding, Don Quichot) Bloeiende Maagden (Bloeiende Maagden gaan vreemd, Bloeiende Maagden gaan naar Oz).