We had the good fortune of connecting with Katie Star and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Katie, what do you want people to remember about you?
Beyond teaching and sharing my gifts with others, I’d like to be remembered for building confidence in others dreams and giving them the ability and opportunities to pursue their talent and gifts.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
About My Business: The Starlite Studio is Dallas’ premier source for learning the art of singing and performing. Classes are for all levels and are one on one, private sessions with vocalist, performer, celebrity instructor, author, and industry specialist Katie Star. What Sets you Aside? I’ve been blessed to have the ability to naturally connect students and their voices. Through this, I am able to discover their natural aptitude’s, develop their strengths and through refined and personalized techniques and identify their unique voice which ultimately provides students with all the tools needed to be a successful vocalist. My latest method I’ve developed includes connecting your entire voice (of highs and lows) together through placing your voice in 7 different energy centers of the body. Students have had wild amounts of success through this exciting new technique and have significantly expanded their range, can easily project high notes without straining and control their artist interpretation of vocal tones. How Did You get where you are today? Music has always been the driving force and passion of my life. I have been very blessed to meet the people in my life who have helped pave the path of my future and what it is today. My grandmother blessed me with sponsoring my piano lessons studies from elementary years to graduating high school. In my college years I met a man at an elegant restaurant where I performed. He asked me to teach piano and voice lessons at his music academy. From there my teaching flourished. Since then, I’ve been very blessed to work with a vast multitude musicians, What do you want the world to know about your brand? The Starlite Studio offers vocal lessons for all ages and levels. Students include youngsters with the dreams of becoming a big star all the way up to professional musicians would like to hone in on particular techniques and master their skills. The Starlite Girls The Starlite Studio‘s performance troupe is called The Starlite Girls that perform with instructor Katie Star. The grouper is for ages 18 and up. The Starlite Girls sing solos, duets and 3 part harmony along with synchronized choreography. They perform at the most exciting venues in Dallas. Our next show will be televised in December of 2020. We hold auditions three times a year. The next audition date is December 13, 2020. If you are interested in becoming a Starlite Girl, please reserve an audition time at TheStarliteStudio.com

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
During the week I would take friends to the Dallas Museum of Art, Kylde Warren Park, The Jay Cantrell Architectural walking tour through downtown Dallas, Bishop Arts District for live music at the Revelers Hall. My favorite live music in Dallas is every Sunday at the Parisian Matinee at the world famous La Tarte Tropezienne. There’s also the House of Blues and the HiFi. The metropolitan cafe is absolutely fabulous for brunch and the 4510 for shopping. The Joule Hotel Spa hotel pool are an experience like none other in the city. For dinner and drinks I would show guests a great time at The Mercat Bistro and The Charles.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I have been so honored to work with so many talented superstars from the DFW area. Among the many talented artists I’ve had the honor of sharing my work with, the top of my list would include Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez. To this day, students walk into my studio with the dream and passion of becoming the next SuperStar from DFW. The Starlite Studio has been recognized for the best vocal lessons in DFW by CBS, CW33, Dallas Observer, Radio Disney and several other other major publications since 2002.

Website: www.TheStarliteStudio.com
Instagram: Instagram.com/TheStarliteStudio
Facebook: Facebook.com/TheStarliteStudio

Image Credits
Kyle Honea

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