"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
“She is poised, intelligent, articulate, and a gifted artist.”
Michael J. Gonzales, Ph.D.
Director Center for Latino and Latin American Studies
"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