Katina T is an American R&B singer/recording artist, songwriter, performer, model, fashion designer, novelist, and vocal coach. Born and raised in Houston, Texas in a musically inclined family, she started out singing in the church choir at the young age of 5 while taking piano lessons, leading various solos until her young adulthood. During her high school years, Ms. Katina continued her piano participating in various recitals and events recording with both local and major artists; in 1990 sang the National Anthem for the Houston Astros.
After graduating high school, she obtained a music scholarship and attended Prairie View A&M where she majored in vocal music singing opera and classical music, minored in piano, and sang in the university choir, where she earned the title of choir sweetheart in 1993.
In 1995, she became more involved in her music career, when she worked with a local music label and participated in a three-male and one female music group which was introduced to La Face records. By 2003 Katina began to climb as a solo recording artist after meeting a music producer. They started and operated a gospel music recording label named Soul Storm Music Group based in Dallas, Tx where they resided and began to gain enormous exposure around the cities of Dallas and Houston while managing two other artists on the label. Texas Kasino Brown and Katina created their first album and released it in 2010 through major distribution which gained even more exposure for their music while earning both, a Grammy nomination for R&B Album of the Year and Best Female R&B Artist, and nomination for SEA’s (Southern Entertainment Award) R&B Album of the Year. Ms. Katina then began performing locally and nationally creating and releasing more singles.
From 2014 to the current year, Katina began to branch out with her own business ventures under N-Force Momentum LLC releasing her newest music as well as continuing education in the mental health and wellness field. With a sheer passion for music, she was always determined to continue to strive for success while now helping other struggling artist reach their goals with vocal coaching, songwriting, recording, music distribution, artist development, consulting, and music therapy. She is excited to here at Vivaldi Music Academy to help educate and teach her students.