Whether you've seen her on stage in different jazz venues of the city, as the lead singer and principal character Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam, performing with her vocal trio The Brunettes or singing backvocals for Gregory Charles, vocalist Kathryn Samman is no newcomer to Montreal's music scene.
Kathryn holds a Graduate degree in Jazz and Popular Vocal Performance from Laval University as well as a Bachelors degree in Jazz Vocal Performance from The University of Montreal. She has taught voice at Cégep de Trois-Rivières, Cégep Vincent d'Indy and is now the Popular Voice teacher at Vanier College. She is currently studying to become a Master Trainer of the Estill Voice Technic (Estill Master Trainer - EMT) estillvoice.com
She leads the Kathryn Samman Jazz Band (www.katsammanjazzband.com), which performs regularly in the city’s different jazz clubs (The Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill, Le Dièse Onze), as well as in private and corporate events.
In the fall of 2015, Kathryn released her self-titled debut EP. For the last 3 years, she has performed throughout Quebec, Canada and Europe as a backing vocalist and percussionist for the groupe BELLFLOWER (themusicofbellflower.com).
She is also the singer for the project Charbonneau où les valeurs à' bonne place, which was featured on the Radio-Canada show Infoman last spring. lesvaleursabonneplace.ca
Her indie-folk band Little Misty is set to release their first album in February 2020. littlemistyband.com