KAITLYN LUSK has quickly gained international acclaim and won the hearts of audiences with her incredible voice and captivating presence. Kaitlyn made her major-orchestral debut with the Baltimore Symphony at the age of 14. Show-stopping performances at the New Years Eve showcase with the Boston Pops and a follow-up engagement featuring her refreshing renditions of MGM songs famous by the young Judy Garland.
In addition to her live performances, Kaitlyn’s first studio album, No Looking Back, features some of the finest musicians and songwriters in the industry today. The project was produced by the award-winning composer and arranger, Kim Scharnberg, whose initial response to Kaitlyn’s voice reflects the feelings of anyone lucky enough to hear her sing: “I heard Kaitlyn’s demo,” says Scharnberg; “I had to meet her. I had to hear her sing.”
In her already impressive career, she has demonstrated extraordinary versatility and musical depth. Since 2004, Kaitlyn has been the featured vocal soloist in Howard Shore’s Lord of the Rings Symphony, performing this role with over fifty of the world’s finest orchestras and many renowned conductors.
At Howard Shore’s request, Kaitlyn performed the academy award winning song “Into The West” as part of the Grammy Honors in New York City. Her expanded role in the Live to Projection Performances of the Lord of the Rings Films has brought her centre stage in Radio City, Royal Albert Hall, the Sydney Opera House, and in cities along the West Coast, Munich, Luzern Switzerland, Singapore, Paris, Taiwan, and Chicago. In 2012 alone she performed with five of the world’s greatest orchestras- Munich, Rotterdam, Chicago, Sydney and London.
Her new show FIlmSong, features her unforgettable voice in a 75-minute tour de force of songs from blockbuster movies delivered with full orchestra. Having been invited as special vocal artist, Kaitlyn has further deepened in her love of film music by joining with the 21st Century Orchestra and Maestro Ludwig Wicki in several concerts featuring the music of Ennio Morricone and film’s greatest songs. Singing Disney classics, Moon River, Titanic, and the classic Judy Garland she has established herself as one of the most versatile vocalists in the industry.
Most recently, she was the featured soloist in Gladiator Live singing for Hans Zimmer and over 13,000 fans at the Kracow Fim Music Festival. She can be found as star soloist on the album Lord of the Rings Symphony. Released on BR Klassik with 21st Century Orchestra and Maestro Ludwig Wicki, it can be found on Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and iTunes.
Kaitlyn made her Major Orchestral Debut with the Baltimore Symphony in 2003 at the age of 14
Kaitlyn records her first CD, No Looking Back
Performs 9 new arrangements with the Boston Popson the 2003 New Year’s Eve Gala Concert
Debuts Dreams Really Do Come True with the Boston Pops in March of 2004
Debut as vocal soloist with the Lord of the Rings Symphony with New Mexico Symphony in Fall of 2004 a the age of 15
Howard Shore invites Kaitlyn to sing “Into The West” at the Grammy Honors in New York
Sings the Lord of the Rings Symphony with Howard Shore and the Cleveland Orchestra
European debut with the legendary Gewandhaus Orchestra and Maestro John Maucheri in Liepzig, Germany
North American Premiere of the Fellowship of the Ring in Canada, and the US Premiere at Wolf Trap
FilmSong to be premiered in Fall of 2008!!
Marks over a decade of performances as soloist with LOTR, now over 300! With performances at the Het Concertgebouw, Monte Carlo, Wolf Trap, Paris, Singapore, Munich and Rotterdam
As featured soloist with LOTR performs alongside the Chicago Symphony Orchestra breaking the previous record for the most successful night for the CSO at Ravinia ever!
Makes her debut as soloist with Gladiator Live performing for 13,000 fans! Singing for Hans Zimmer & the film industry’s greatest composers at the Krakow Film Music Festival.
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