Reviews & Testimonials

 

USA TODAY
“…engaging voice…”
“Her songs carry engaging messages.”

FAMILY FUN MAGAZINE
“…easygoing, acoustic pop songs aimed at motivating little minds and bodies…”
“…delivers on all accounts…”

LOS ANGELES TIMES
“…Exceptional children’s artist…”
“…imaginative, comic and educational songs…uses style to terrific effect.”

MINNESOTA FAMILY TIMES
“Sparkling with imagination, creativity and musical fun.”

CASA GAZETTE (published by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations)
“…infinite amounts of energy and equally exhaustible levels of imagination and creativity…”

PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY
“…Dines sings and tells stories with equal ease and skill. Her voice rises from whisper to cackle to shout as the opportunity arises, and her energy never flags.”

NASHVILLE PARENT
“… one of Nashville’s most beloved children’s artists…”
“If you haven’t heard of her, where have you been?”

BIG APPLE (NY) PARENT’S PRESS
“…Katherine does a terrific job… guaranteed to alleviate boredom, and chase away not-so-good moods, whether at home or on the road.”

CHICAGO PARENT
“Suzanne-Vega-type presence…”

CENTRAL FLORIDA FAMILY
“Dines’ warm vocals delight children who love word play, tongue twisters and rhythm.”

DAY COMMUNICATIONS/NASHVILLE PARENT
“Dines’ clear and agile voice will draw children instantly into this wonderful new recording of chants gathered from around the world.”

THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL
“… a treat for the ears and the emotions, with clear, pleasing vocals, compelling rhythms, and stylistic breadth.”

CHICAGO PARENT MAGAZINE
“A diverse range of music…Dines uses the musical tracks to provide tasteful and appropriate support for the rhymes, rhythms and text.”

INTERNATIONAL OLYMPICS COMMITTEE
“May we have permission to perform your song “All the Way Around the World” during the 1994 Olympics?”

WAYNE A. TERRELL
HQ USAREUR Entertainment Office; US Department of Defense
“When you speak with Katherine Dines again, please let her know we appreciated her showmanship and immense talent, and will gladly have her back anytime.”

YMCA SNOW MOUNTAIN RANCH, GRANBY, CO
“We would like to thank you on behalf of Snow Mountain Ranch for your excellent performance. You were a delightful addition to our family program schedule.”

BRUCE KLUGER, WRITER FOR PARENTING MAGAZINE, THE SESAME WORKSHOP AND DADMAG.COM
“Thanks again for all the wonderful hours of wonderful music.”

ETHAN SMITH 9 YEARS OLD
“I love Ms Katherine Dine’s music.  It makes me happy, sad, scared, excited, warm, wanting to dance and play, it makes me feel so much but mostly it makes me smile. “

JOSEPH NDUNGURU, TANZANIA, EAST AFRICA
“All my kids grew up listening to your songs, and till today they have very fond memories of you. I told my last son, who is 24yrs now, about receiving an email from you, and he said he still remembers your song ‘’funny bones they tickle, no matter where they are, your elbow,knee or second rib or underneath your arms…….. Stay blessed.

DAVID HOWSE, EDUCATOR, UK
“I play your music on the way to school and in the classroom each morning since your concert here. I think it is brilliant, a classic, and one which teachers would love with all its relevant themes and beautiful melodies.”