Awarded the prestigious national Young Artist Award 2005 by the National Arts Council of Singapore holds a Masters of Music degree in Harp Performance from the University of Michigan, USA. She is currently based in Singapore and Malaysia. Katryna held multiple roles in her harp career and her contributions has changed the landscape for harp in the region’s music scene tremendously. Just recently she was awarded the prestigious “Setiawan Tuanku Muhriz” (STM) title by the Ruler of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.
As a Harp Recitalist, Katryna has performed several recitals internationally and in the region. Katryna was invited by the New South Wales Harp Society to perform in the Government House (2004), performed in the Adelaide Harp Festival 2006, 2012 and her 2007 engagements include concerts in France and the States. She has also performed in Japan, Hong Kong and Macau. Katryna has appeared as guest soloists with the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, Singapore Armed Forces Band, Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra to mention a few. She was also guest soloist with the renowned King’s College Choir from England and Dingyi Chinese Chamber Orchestra. Katryna has also performed with prestigious orchestras in the region including Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Malaysia Philharmonic Orchestra, Macau Orchestra and Evergreen Symphony Orchestra (Taiwan).
Katryna is a keen supporter of Asian and contemporary music. She regularly plays and commissions works by Asian composers. In addition, she also composes and arranges music for the harp. In a solo recital in 2005, Katryna premieres her own composition—“ Water Dance”, inspired by an Ancient Chinese instrument guqin. Her latest works include “Jiang Jin Jiu” and “Sketches”. In 2007, she presented her works internationally in concert in Paris and in Washington under the Embassy Series. “Water Dance” was nominated in the category of Best Original Compositions in the 5th Cameronian Arts Awards in Malaysia. Katryna’s compositions has also been performed in the prestigious World Harp Congress 2011, Canada.KNOW MORE ABOUT KATRYNA