Exploring and experimenting with her cello, Katrine Schiøtt has made her own unique sound. She appears in many different music and constellations, projects and collaborations.
Katrine is born in 1987, and started playing cello 8 years old. She is classically educated at The Norwegian Academy of Music. Although she´s a classical cellist, she also work creatively in other directions such as free improvisation, contemporary music, classical, jazz, chamber pop, indie, electro pop and other art forms.
She contributes in over 40 albums/recordings and with different artist and constellations, such as award winner and nominated albums; ANGUS STONE - "Broken Brights" (AUS/US), EMILIE NICOLAS - "Sky", MODDI - "Unsongs", "Kæm va du?", "Set The House on Fire", "Floriography".
Even though based in Oslo, Norway, the music has also taken her touring with amongst other Angus and Julia Stone from Australia (winner of ARIA awards and Triple J’s awards).
Cooperating with Moddi, she's been participating huge achievements; receiving the A-HA million in 2010, 1 nomination in 2016, 5 nominations + winner of the category "Årets Vise" in Norwegian Grammys "Spellemannprisen" in 2013, and double Norwegian Grammys nominated in 2011.
Slagr received a Grammy/ Spellemannpris in the category Åpen klasse in 2015, the same year Katrine also was in the jury of the category Samtid / Contemporary Music.
Katrine has been working in well reputed studios all over the world, in USA, Europe, Australia, New York and Norway. To mention a few; Rainbow Studios (ECM Records, Munich/ Oslo), Valgeir Sigurðson's Greenhouse Studios (Reykjavik, Iceland), Studio G (USA, Brooklyn, New York) , Domicile/ All Things Audio (USA, New York), Desert Harvest Studios (Byron Bay, Australia), Plug & Play Studios (Nyon, Switzerland), Propeller Recordings (Oslo), Kirkelig Kulturverksted / KKV (Oslo), Ocean Sound Recordings (Giske), Is It Art Studio (Sweden), Boulder Studios (Bern, Switzerland).
Other projects Katrine also cooperate with: Christian Wallumrød Ensemble, winner of Spellemannpris, Live Maria Roggen, Bugge Wesseltoft, Kammerkameleonene (classical chamber music series), Dagny (Propeller Recordings), Marte Wulff (Propeller Recordings), Lars Jakob Rudjord (Fyrlyd Records, jazz).
With more than 600 concerts in Norway and abroad, Katrine has been touring in countries such as: USA, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, Japan, Turkey, Russia, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Iceland, Scotland, Ireland, England, Wales, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Tunisia, Lebanon, Portugal.
Katrine has also performed at major festivals around the world; SXSW (Texas, USA), CMJ (New York, USA), Folk Alliance International (Kansas City, USA), Iceland Airwaves (IS), Eurosonic (NL), Optimus Alive (PT), Green Man Festival (UK), Haldern Pop (GE), Ghent Jazz (BE), Paleo (CH), Best kept secret festival (NL) One of a Million Festival (CH), Vielles Charrues (FR), Musilac (FR), Nuits de Fourvière (FR), Six Fours les Plages (FR), Gurtenfestival (CH), Caprera (NL), Into the Great Wide Open (NL), Wujek Jazz Festival (PL), ØYA festivalen (NO), Molde Jazzfestival (NO), Oslo Jazzfestival (NO), Trænafestivalen (NO), Slottsfjell festivalen (NO), Hove (NO), Pstereo Festivalen (NO), by:Larm (NO), Vinjerock, Bjørnsonfestivalen, Festspillene i Nord-Norge (NO), among MANY others.
Thanks so much to all the contributors for your support:
Awards / Prizes:
- GNIST stipend 2013, Sparebanken Møre
- GNIST stipend 2009, Sparebanken Møre
- Norwegian Grammy "Spellemannsprisen" 2015 (Slagr)
- Norwegian Grammy "Spellemannsprisen" 2013 (Moddi)
Supporting studio and touring:
- Norsk Kulturråd
- Norsk Jazzforum
- Norsk Musikkråd