Brand Spankin’ New MUSIC VIDEO — Best In Me

“Cuz you’re like Free Fallin on the radio…Crank it up loud I love to sing along…You make me feel so alive ain’t it easy to see…There’s something about you…That brings out the best in me.”   Doesn’t that just make you wanna smile?? :) Best In Me is one of my favorite songs.   I wrote […]

Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Led Zeppelin….and I :)

  I’ve decided to go back into the studio.  And not just any studio…but one of the most historical, sought after, Grammy award winning studio’s in the entire world.  Muscle Shoals Sound Studios is located in Sheffield, Alabama, just a few hours south of Nashville.  If you are a fan of classic music of the 1960’s […]

Katie Quick, Sheryl Crow, Gene Simmons and…Sting?

Music News Nashville: Review of Valley Between Love (2011) Katie Quick — Sweetheart of the Chicago public school system has got to be singer-songwriter Katie Quick. This former sixth-grade teacher had the gumption to leave her position to follow her dreams; she’s in the good company of other past educators who became singers, most notably […]

Winner of the Dream Wall Challenge: Hamlin Upper Grade Center!

Congratulations to the middle school students of Hamlin Upper Grade Center in Alsip, Illinois!  They were the winners of this month’s Dream Wall Challenge!  Hamlin students created an amazing all-school dream wall with all of their goals, hopes, and dreams for the future in which all of the students participated.  The winner of the challenge won […]

School Dream Wall Challenge!!!

Okay….so I’m noticing a lot of rivalry going on between the schools on my facebook page. Maybe it’s because I visited two rival schools in Chicago in 2 days, who knows ;) But either way I thought we could turn this competition into something POSITIVE! I am challenging all students that I have visited through my […]

Katie Quick to sing for child cancer patients at New York concert

NASHVILLE — Rising music star Katie Quick has a message in her songs.  The talented and gregarious singer/songwriter will bring her country-flavored pop sound to the Community Activity Center in Sherrill on Oct. 18 in a special benefit concert for the Silver City-based KEYS Program, performing up-tempo, infectious music from her two CDs offering plenty […]

Become a FINGERTIPS Sponsor for an Inner-City School!

When I started the Fingertips School Program, one of my goals was to provide each student who attends an assembly with a copy of my album.  I’d like to start this initiative for students in the lower income schools and eventually work my way up to providing a cd to every student who attends one […]

KQ on ABC (super early) Morning Show!

Last week I had the wonderful opportunity to perform live on ABC Morning News in Chicago. I arrived at the studio before the sun came up around 5:00AM. State Street was peaceful at that time….very different without the thousands of people bustling about on your typical Thursday. I was hoping the early morning arrival meant […]

Katie Quick Launches the FINGERTIPS School Program

Katie Quick has combined her three of her biggest passions (music, motivation, and education) into one amazing student experience called FINGERTIPS.  This unique school program is named after a song from her debut album that she wrote for her first class of 6th grade students, encouraging them to follow their dreams: “You’ve got the sun and you’ve got the moon at […] (AMAZING) Review: KQ + TSwift = talented cousins??!

If Taylor Swift had a talented cousin, she could definitely be named Katie Quick. The artist’s new album “Valley Between Love” could easily find crossover success, such as the kind enjoyed by the female vocalists of Lady Antebellum and The Band Perry. Indeed, “quick” might soon prove to be the operative word as she could […]