FUN FACTS - Katie joined Harmony, Inc. in 1988 at the age of 12! She won her first gold in 1996, while in her senior year of college, singing with her mom, sister and great friend in For Heaven's Sake! Katie started singing with U4X in April of 2008. Three hail from the Chicago area and Katie chimes in from NY! They won the gold their first time out! LiveWire also took the gold in 2015 their first time out, winning by ONE point in an incredible contest!
Katie is also he only person in all 3 barbershop organizations that has 3 gold medals in three different voice parts! :-)
Aside from singing, Katie loves to read and spend time with her wonderful family! She and her husband Rick were married in July of 1996! Together, they have two handsome sons. Gavin is 19 and attending the Univ. of St. Louis, MO majoring in Music Performance! He has attended Harmony Explosion Camps since the age of 10!! Zachary is 17 and he is a basketball fanatic! He is a great student and looking to enter the Air Force after he graduates. Katie is SO proud of her wonderful family and is blessed to have their love and support!
Katie Taylor is a professional music educator in Upstate NY, and is a 3-time gold medalist with Harmony, Inc. Quartet Champions "For Heaven's Sake" (1996) as bass, "U4X"(2008) as tenor, and most recently "LiveWire" (2015) as lead! She also directs "Northern Blend Chorus," current 1st place gold medalists of Harmony, Inc.! She loves working with youth at Harmony Explosion camps, and she offers private voice lessons as well as music theory and conducting assistance! Her trax are all her voice... there are no computerized sounds, no auto-tune - just her natural voice... so if you are looking for trax with emotion, style, and good vocal production, you've come to the right place!