Meet Katy - this year's Emcee for An Evening of Jazz with Jonathan & Kara Story

Habitat for Humanity is thrilled to announce Katy Henriksen as this year's Emcee for our 6th Annual Concert, An Evening of Jazz with Jonathan & Kara Story. Be sure to follow Katy on social media: Twitter @helloloretta


Katy Henriksen, host of KUAF 91.3 FM npr's weekday classical music show Of Noteand the weekly KUAF Sunday Symphony, is a Fayetteville native who grew up in a musical household. She began violin lessons at age six and later added voice, viola and piano to her musical studies. She was briefly a music major at the University of Arkansas before switching over to print journalism (B.A. '00, M.A. '03) and she's been covering arts and culture ever since, both here in Northwest Arkansas and in New York City, where she lived from 2004 to 2008.

She's covered the arts for many publications including The Brooklyn Rail, Live Nation TV, Oxford American, Paste, Publishers Weekly, The Rumpus, Wondering Sound and others. You may have seen her documentary Rare Edition, about the Dickson Street Bookshop, on AETN. Her favorite violin concerto is Mendelssohn's Concerto in E minor.

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