Katrina Karyofyllis is a Canadian Born DJ/Producer from Ottawa, Ontario. At an early age Katrina developed a passion for music teaching herself everything from how to play piano to how to produce music millions of people around the world would enjoy. Working her way up the Ontario music scene under the name Katrella she garnered critical acclaim rapidly and was nominated the top DJ in Ottawa several years in a row by Faces Magazine. Her success led to commercial endorsement deals with major brands such as Chevrolet with their “CRUZE-ING with Katrella” advertising campaign.
Her style of house music, with a focus on tech house caught the attention of several world renowned artists where she began touring all over the world from Canada to Thailand, playing music festivals with such names as Hardwell and Tiesto. All this success culminated on the release of her track “Find our Way” in 2018 which rocketed up the charts to number one in several countries with millions of streams on platforms such as Spotify.
Despite all her success Katrella felt that she wanted to be closer to the heart of House Music and made the move from Canada to Miami. There she was granted an extremely rare artist visa for her outstanding talent and landed a residency with one of Miami’s most well-knownradio stations Revolution 93.5. As a radio and performing DJ she has emerged as one of dance music’s most influential tastemakers.
Katrella had always strived for more and to bring idea of music and joy to as many people as possible. Thus on top of all her accomplishments in 2020 she became an integral partner with Industry³ Miami, a night life and event production company located in the magic city. Through her music, passion and vision she helped transform Industry³ into one of the leading event production companies in Miami. Helping to produce live music events attended by thousands of people, allowing them to dance and enjoy life even if for just a short while during a very difficult year for many.
No one can know what the future will bring but with Katrella’s style of music and love for her work we can only be sure that the future will be bright for this shining star.