CATRINA HARDING is a rare talent whose musical gifts emerged at age five. Young Catrina's unusually powerful voice often brought church congregations & other audiences to tears. Early, her talents screamed anticipation of superstardom. She was a young connoisseur of dancing & choreography and began formal training at age six. Multi-talented and Multi-dimensional, Catrina soon blossomed as a Lyricist and Producer and by the tender age of ten, was commanding school programs and local talent shows as she sang and danced to her own songs.
And so evolution, determination & dedication have perfected a phenomenal young woman. She is a stunning yet innocent beauty, reflecting her African-American, Latin-Italian & Bohemian lineage. Catrina is both an accomplished scholar and artiste, poised to captivate the worlds' eye, mind,
ear, and soul as a singer, songwriter, producer, dancer, actress, model, and on and on - a consummate entertainer.
The Detroit native credits wonderfully diverse musical influences, from the vocal styling of Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, and Yolanda Adams to the performance and composition of Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway, Eric Clapton, & Bob Marley, to the production of Diane Warren & David Foster. In fact, it was Houston & David Foster's rendition of "I Will Always Love You" that transcended Catrina's song-writing, inspiring the open door to her soul, and breathing
life into the most intimately personal lyrics. Her songwriting has excelled to embrace the honesty of Gwen Stefani, the poetry of Alanis Morisette, the insight of Donnie Hathaway, the intensity of Tupac Shakur, and the soulfulness of Alicia Keys. Her magnetic voice and thought-provoking
verse are certain to mesmerize listeners. Catrina's work is a continuous journey, crossing many musical genres, including R&B, Hip Hop, Pop & even Rock. The exceptional versatility of Catrina's vocals brings melodies to life, as she easily transitions from edgy to playful to commanding & expressive. She fuses her passions into her music that knows no bounds. On the Ballad, "Without Your Love," Her voice is rich, sultry and soul stirring as she finds her "heart is out of place." Catrina's deep commitment to musical, lyrical and vocal innovation compels her to explore musical changes, song forms, production and styling that is rarely used in contemporary music today. Songs like "I Can't Believe" represents a modern day Pop version of Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven." Further songs like the Club Favorite "You'll Be Mine" & the Crunk-Inspired "OOOH" captures the diversity & appeal of Catrina's artistry.
Catrina continues to diligently perfect her gripping live performances through touring, intriguing crowds of up to 70,000. A lethal combination of talent, intellect, beauty and allure, CATRINA HARDING will take the entertainment industry by storm (www.catrinaharding.net).