Maria Katre (pronounced Kuh-Tree) Is originally from Ypsilanti, Michigan and comes from a very musical family and started singing in the the church youth choir in the 5th grade. Maria Katre started listening to all musical genres at the age of 5. but it was something about Classic R&B, Rock and Jazz that drew her close to that particular sound. She loved the melodies and the stories they told, which is why she was told she had an “old soul” for her age. “The way a song can make you feel is remarkable… ” In 6th grade…FULL ARTICLE