Attending Auckland Girls Grammar in her youthful years, and co-founder of an ‘All female’ band called (Vivah) which also featured, R&B singer/songwriter Ria and took part in the national Smokefree Pacifica Beats competition going on to take first place in 2007.
This was the beginning of her musical career. From singing covers as part of a residency band Tree Stylus to performing solo - releasing her debut single Available in 2013, the South-Auckland raised songwriter songstress got her biggest break as a feature artist on one of the greatest reggae songs to come out of NZ, ‘Don’t say Goodbye’ by Sammy J which now sits at 19 million+ views on YouTube.
Since then, she has gone on to release songs of her own such as If You Ain’t My Man (2017), Fairytale (2018) and her most Recent Single Can We (2019).
Raised in the church her whole life, performing and singing amongst mass crowds has become second nature to Katerina better known by her artist name, Tree.