Take a Listen to Kat’s voice from the Harmony Sky EP

*Written and produced by Rob and Kat.


Take a Listen to Rob and Kat’s voice from the Harmony Sky EP.

*Written and produced by Rob and Kat.

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Katarina Nolfe – BIO

Swedish-born Katarina Nolfe studied voice technique, song performance and music theory at New School University, and has worked as a singer, songwriter and vocal coach for the better part of the last two decades. She began performing as a child and through her teen years furthered her professional training, including at Kulturama, one of the most reputable music academies in Sweden.

Privately, Katarina studied voice under the world-renowned voice teachers Dr. William Riley and Don Lawrence (whose collective client base is a who’s who list such as, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera, and Usher to name a but a few).

Prior to founding Voice Academy NYC in 2006, Katarina worked as a singer and songwriter and collaborated in recording studios with various musicians and producers such as Catalyst (Lady Gaga), Stargate (Katy Perry, Rihanna, Selena Gomez) and guitarist Willie Brown Jr (Alicia Keys). While coaching different singers in the studios of NYC, she discovered her gift for showing others the fundamentals of singing.

On September 27, 2017, Rachel Platten (Fight Song) joined Katarina and Rob as a surprise guest vocal coach as they jointly coached eight cancer survivors as part of Ford’s Warriors in Pink, More Good Days Tour.  (see more at AMNY.com and CBSNEWS.com)

Rob Nolfe – BIO

Born in Alabama and raised in New Orleans, Rob Nolfe took up guitar at age 10 and has been playing, writing and recording music ever since. From Hollywood to New York, Rob has worked in business management for major recording artists including The Rolling Stones, Sting, and David Bowie and included stints at MTV, Fox Family Channel and Beyond Music.

In college, while getting his two degrees (Economics and MBA), he honed his performance skills singing and playing regularly in rock, pop and blues bands and as a solo acoustic artist as well. He also ran live sound for bands and opened a small recording studio where he produced local bands and radio spots.  After college, Rob relocated to Hollywood where he worked in the music divisions of Mary Tyler Moore Productions and Fox Family Channel  and for an artist management company and record label Beyond Music/Left Bank Management who handled the likes of the Bee Gees, Blondie, Motley Crue, Meatloaf, Lucy Pearl, and many more.

While in Hollywood Rob continued playing in bands, producing demos and as a recording engineer.  He produced a modern world music release which was distributed by Sony/BMG and followed by a promotional tour at Borders Books & Music stores and live shows, including CBGB’s in NYC.

Rob and Katarina are currently producing music for various artists and projects including Harmony Sky at Voice Academy’s recording studio, writing songs and developing young artists in addition to teaching and leading workshops on singing, performing and producing/recording.

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At Voice Academy NYC, Katarina and Rob have coached several students who made it through rounds of idol shows such as American Idol and The Voice in the US and other countries. Our clients come from the surrounding NYC area but also from as far away as Europe, Asia, South America, Central America, Africa, Australia and beyond with students singing in many different languages or getting coached to sing with proper English diction.

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