I know who you are, I know what you do, this Ben Franklin is just for you.

I was setting up to host a Kid's Open Mic when a guy walked up and said, "I know who you are and I know what you do..." I quickly scanned my brain trying to find a reference, when he said. "It's about what you do for kids and music,…

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“A Letter From Your Guitar” Inspired by a frustrated student by Katrina Curtiss

I am a piece of wood, carved by man into a shape that rests upon your lap, close to your heart. At first, I was part of a tree, rooted in place, passed by, by man rarely noticed. Then one day, I was chopped, laying useless upon the ground. I thought this was…

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My First Live Performance

In Junior High School, somehow I found myself in choir. I would have preferred practicing basketball, but alas gym class didn’t last forever. I mentioned to my music teacher, Mrs. Wilkins that I played the guitar, not  good, but a little. She asked me to bring my guitar to school, I did…

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The Lounge Circuit

I remember when I first starting performing live, so many moons ago that I’ve lost count. It was fun and exciting. My mother impressed upon me the words of comedian Jerry Lewis, “Always dress a step above the audience.” At first it was dresses and heels for the lounge circuit,…

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Every Friday at 10am

He’s 84 and has been taking Ukulele lessons from me for over a year. He first came in because he was taking ukulele lessons at a Community Center and wanted help with his strumming. His hands shake, I wondered, what to do? We did the basic quarter note strum, Down…

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First Thursdays

It's Thursday, November 7th 2019 ~ a day filled with morning music lessons, practice, cat cuddling and preparation for tonight's Open Mic at Las Chiladas Mexican Restaurant. Seems lately that I am hosting more open mic than live solo performances, which sometimes concerns me. Hosting is fun, inviting other performers…

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About Katrina

Katrina is a Singer, Songwriter, Music Sharer, Life Observer, and Seeker of Light and Truth. When not performing, Katrina teaches music. She's presently offering private guitar, ukulele, and voice lessons in San Antonio, Texas.

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