Kate was born in Downers Grove, Illinois. In a somewhat prophetic act her family abruptly moved to Medford NJ. A small lakeside village built on the site a former Leni- Lenape Indian settlement. Being a small percent Native American herself, Kate absorbed the ancient rhythm and melodies of her surroundings through her skin. Swaying birch trees sang as sweetly as violins. Music was always there.
She studied flute and classical piano from a very early age, but it was singing that al