Kris Spiteri is one of the few full time musicians in Malta. He graduated in music studies and in music education from the University of Malta and pursued his jazz studies with Dave Frank and Dan Haerle. Spiteri loves experimenting with different genres of music and his collaborations are a proof of that.
He co-wrote Porn the musical which won the award for Best New Musical at the Off West End Theatre Awards and listed as critic’s choice in Time Out London and was also Musical Director of the Fm Productions adaptations of Hairspray, Fiddler on the Roof and of numerous pantomimes. In 2012 and 2015 Spiteri directed and wrote the band arrangements for the national concerts of Animae gospel choir.
Spiteri is also part of the jazz trio Noir with whom he recorded the album Till you switch off the lights and played at the Malta Jazz Festival.
In 2015 thanks to the Malta Arts fund Kris Spiteri wrote words and music for an album with Daniel Cauchi called Lukanda Propaganda. The duo’s name eventually became Kafena and the album was recorded in collaboration with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, thanks to the Malta Arts Fund.
Other collaborations include Nadine Axisa on her album Velvet, Red Electrick on the album Inside you and in the Joseph Calleja concerts, also some jazz concerts both in Malta and in Berlin with Andrea Marcelli and Roberto Badoglio.
Spiteri is a director of Tunin’ Entertainment, an agency that provides entertainment for all types of events such as weddings, concerts and corporate functions. He also performs with the working band known as The Residents.
He was the musical director for Masquerade's panto Puss in Boots at Teatru Manoel.