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CommitmentNow.com:  You were named a Music Connection Magazine Top 100 Unsigned Artists of the Year in December 2009, WomensRadio.com has featured you as one of the “Hot Up-N-Comers” predicted to make big waves in 2010, and you have released six full length albums – and you are only 26 years old!!  When did you first start making music?

Katie Garibaldi:  I’ve been singing for as long as I can remember.  Before I knew how to play an instrument, I was always making up melodies and singing short songs.  My mom taught me how to play piano and it’s a beautiful instrument, but it never stuck with me as far as triggering serious songwriting.  I sang in the school chorus in elementary school and my teacher led us with an acoustic guitar.  I loved singing immensely, but I remember also just staring at that guitar.  I was mesmerized!  I thought it was so amazing.  The next year, when I was about 11 or 12, I started taking guitar lessons.  I fell in love instantly with the guitar and I remember coming home from my first lesson and writing a song with the three chords I learned.  It felt so natural and so right and I finally had the tool I had been missing to unleash the music inside of me...