Mon February 19, 2024Unique song interpretations with rich tone and impressive vocals
Doors: 7:30 PM Show: 8:00 PM
Stella Katherine Cole is a multifaceted performer based in New York City. You might know her from social media, where she has amassed well over half a million followers and nearly 6 million likes from posting singing videos that are beloved by a worldwide audiences of all ages. Her videos have been reposted and praised by musicians like Michael Bublé, James Taylor, and Meghan Trainor and Broadway legends like Betty Buckley, Stephanie J Block, and Donna Murphy. In New York, Stella has performed at iconic venues such as Dizzy’s Jazz at Lincoln Center, Birdland, 54 Below, Town Hall, Mezzrow, and the Cafe Carlyle as a guest soloist with Darren Criss. She has toured the country with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ). She recently collaborated with PMJ on a jazzy cover of "Flowers" by Miley Cyrus. The music video has already racked up a combined total of 5 million views between PMJ's youtube and Stella's social media. Stella is recording her highly anticipated debut studio album this summer with producer Matt Pierson.
Stella first fell in love with the Great American Songbook as a toddler, transfixed by movies like The Wizard of Oz, Meet Me in St. Louis, and Signing in the Rain. These old movie musicals and their stars continue to impact her work today. Her biggest inspirations are Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand, two powerhouse performers who straddled the world of jazz, musical theatre, and popular music.
Stella graduated from Northwestern University in 2021 with a degree in theatre and international relations. She is currently a student of Tony Award winning vocal coach Joan Lader (Cynthia Erivo, Madonna, Patti LuPone, Sutton Foster) and La Tanya Hall (collaborator of Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin, and Diana Ross).