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BIO

Ketsyha is a Puerto Rican born R&B/Soul/Funk/Gospel singer-songwriter and producer. Writing and singing music since 2005, her music is about uplifting messages of self-worth, hope and love. 

From a very young age, Ketsyha developed her musical skills by playing the “cuatro”, guitar and was a member of the choir at her school.  Her music teacher and choir director in High School, Nestor Hernández, encouraged her to sing as a soloist when he noticed her vocal abilities.

Later, while she was studying Psychology at the University of Puerto Rico she joined the Music Theatre Ensemble (Taller de Teatro Lírico), the Jazz Ensemble (Taller de Jazz), and a Puerto Rican folk music ensemble Conjunto Criollo). During the last year of her studies, she recorded her first EP called “Libertad” as an independent artist along with student peers and professors, produced by herself and his mento Sammy Morales. Ketsyha's grown interest for music led her complete a Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico, winning the Music Composition Medal at her graduation. 

In 2019, she moved to LA to study at Musicians Institute, Hollywood and The Songwriting School of Los Angeles to polish her music production, songwriting and performance skills, while producing the songs of her recently EP "You Love Me Like I Am" released on 2021.

 

She is currently working as a voice teacher and coach, as well as producing her own music capturing the sounds of funk and soul that have influenced her music to this day, along with elements from Classics of R&B and Gospel Choirs.

Latest release "Search Your Soul"captures the sounds of brass and woodwind instruments in a funk and soul style reminiscent of her years as a the singer of Jazz ensembles in the "Taller de Jazz y Música Popular Puerto at the University of Puerto Rico of Río Piedras, directed by Samuel "Sammy" Morales and the Jazz Concert Band at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico, directed by Elías Santos-Celpa, and Norberto "Tiko" Ortiz.