KATRINA VAN HUMBECK
Known for her Big Smile, Enthusiasm, and Positive Energy, Katrina Van Humbeck performs her own unique brand of Jazz Fusion. music with Jazz /classical sensibilities and inspired by the themes of love, courage, and faith. This Western Canadian Music Awards Nominee (2020), Spiritual Artist of The Year, delivers her music with a powerful voice, yet full of subtle nuances. With her musical roots in gospel, soul, musical theatre, and opera, her voice has been compared to the likes of Celine Dion, Sarah Brightman, and surprisingly, that of a Disney Princess. Katrina’s approach to her music, which involves singing and playing the piano for her own original compositions and jazz and soul standards, has been likened to that of Diana Krall. Katrina began wowing audiences with her singing voice, from the age of fifteen, on concert and church stages around Winnipeg and abroad.
Katrina has two studio recorded albums of original songs to her credit: Her sophomore album, Doing A New Thing (2018), and her debut album, Blue & Beyond (February 2017). both of which reflect influences of the Jazz greats and her background in various musical genres.
Katrina hopes that her listeners will relate to her music personally, and be moved to experience life in a fuller way. Whether she is performing solo, in a trio, or with a full ten piece band, she delights in entertaining audiences with her original music, and classic jazz and soul standards. Katrina anticipates the release of her third album of original compositions in the spring of 2022. Katrina possesses a B.A Hon (Theatre / Music performance) from the University of Winnipeg, and a B.Ed (Theatre / Music) from the University of Manitoba.