Artist Minute – Cat Galan, Musician

June 29, 2021

The Who’s on the Move Artist Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the undeniable impact that the arts and local artists have on our communities. One of the main drivers of a strong local economy as well as attracting talent to a region is the critical role the arts has in our community. Please enjoy watching, listening and supporting our artists in this series. We welcome you to share these videos with your business contacts and friends through social media.

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Cat Galan, Musician

Cat began playing violin when she was 5 years old through the Suzuki method. At 13 years, she began taking lessons with USC’s Dr. William Terwilliger and is now a 2020 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Music.

Cat has been singing all of her life, ranging from many different genres, including rock, pop, folk, and jazz. She began gigging with her brother, Alex, at 11 years old and since then has sung at a wide range of venues with some of Columbia’s greatest musicians.

She has studied voice with Jessica Skinner and Mari Hazel, and is currently a violin and voice instructor and Freeway Music. At 13 years, she also began taking guitar lessons from Don Russo and has performed in various Freeway events and showcases throughout the years.

In 2021, she will be releasing original music through her new band Stankface.