"Catina has a distinctive voice, both as a singer and (especially) as a composer, and her ease in front of an audience showed her to be comfortable and in command as a performer. The evening was memorable -even captivating and, in my mind, best demonstrated to me Catina's considerable talents.
Catina is a remarkable person and musician…"
Director, Early Music Ensemble Northern Illinois University School of Music
“She is poised, intelligent, articulate, and a gifted artist.”
Michael J. Gonzales, Ph.D.
Director Center for Latino and Latin American Studies
"Catina is a wonderfully talented composer whose music has a clarity and originality that is deeply seated in her Brazilian heritage and culture."
Dr. Gregory Beyer
Assistant Professor of Percussion
School of MusicNorthern Illinois University