Scholarship recipient Natalie Lee and parents, alongside Councilmember David Ryu (CD4), Board Co-Chair Johnnie Giles, and Kevin Nishimura & James Roh of Far East Movement. Photography by Steven Lam. Instagram @stevenlamphoto
Katyrose Jordan is a Seattle based musician. She is twenty years old, currently attends the University of Washington, and is a double major in Jazz Studies and Music Education. Presently, she is the vocalist/flautist for a Seattle-based neo-soul band, i///u. Her ultimate goals in music are to compose and perform original work, collaborate with musicians from every kind of cultural and experiential background, and to make a social impact along the way.
Natalie Lee is soon to be a graduate of USC’s Music Industry program. During her time there, she has explored multiple facets of the live music industry including, but not limited to talent buying, production, hospitality, operations, branding, and marketing. Lee’s life goal is to own a venue as a vehicle to foster inclusive musical communities that give people memorable live music experiences. In the meantime, she’s gaining experience from working at your favorite venues and festivals to equip herself with a holistic view of the industry.