Originally from Portland, Maine, Kate Merrill has been developing and honing her sound in the New York City Music scene for the past several years. Her voice has been described as Sia meets Duffy. She is releasing her debut EP ‘Moving On’ in July, which features the single ‘Higher Place.’ ‘Moving On’ was written to signify the growth and changes of Kate as an artist throughout her time in New York City.
Kate also worked for a Denver based bands Style and Radioband as well as several other production houses in the west. Her performances around NYC include appearances at The Bowery Electric, The Bitter End, The Cutting Room, The Way Station, Union Hall, among others. Kate will return to Arlene’s Grocery on Thursday, February 15th at 9pm!
Kate‘s music education began at Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY where she earned credits as a Musical Theatre Major, with a concentration in Vocal Performance. She went on to graduate from Wagner College in 2009 with a B.S. in Arts Administration with a concentration in Music and Theater. She also studied under the classical voice instruction of Lynne Vardaman and Elizabeth McCullough.