Kat Burns

Kat Burns

Year

2019

Program

Slaight Music Residency

Biography

Kat Burns is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and music producer based in Toronto and Prince Edward County. A Banff Centre for the Arts alumna and leader of dreamy pop project KASHKA and Forest City Lovers, she has recorded many albums and toured internationally. Creating music across various genres with a love for a good strings arrangement, Burns has secured a number of film and television placements and artist co-writes. In addition to her professional endeavours, she works in youth engagement programs (e.g., Girls Rock Camp Toronto and Santa Barbara), leads workshops in writing and production, and teaches community guitar classes at her local adult learning centre.