Katerini Manolatos is a Mezzo-soprano born and raised in Brisbane. She studied at the Queensland Young Conservatorium for her teenage years and later on went to study at a tertiary level at the Queensland Conservatorium of music to complete her Bachelor of music in Voice in 2000. She later completed her Associate in Music Australia in 2001 and her Masters in Music Therapy in 2005.
Moving from Brisbane to Cairns has proved to be an exciting career move for Katerini. She has launched Hummingbird music therapy and singing which encompasses her skills and drive for nurturing young voices and her master’s qualification in music therapy. Katerini is passionate about young and changing voices and the science behind what is happening for young people. Her teaching load comprises mostly of young singers and she works with them to ensure they have a strong foundational technique that enables them to persue their goals, whether that be for performance or purely enjoyment. Within her work as a Music Therapist she has been working more and more with the voice with her clients, to unlock speech, creativity and expression.