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The Capital City Weekly is featuring two divas a week leading up to Juneau Lyric Opera’s Sept. 23 “Who’s Your Diva” competition and fundraiser. This is the first week of Q&As. Follow upcoming divas at capitalcityweekly.com and in our print issue.
Who’s Your Diva? Katrina Lee 081617 AE 1 For the Capital City Weekly The Capital City Weekly is featuring two divas a week leading up to Juneau Lyric Opera’s Sept. 23 “Who’s Your Diva” competition and fundraiser. This is the first week of Q&As. Follow upcoming divas at capitalcityweekly.com and in our print issue.

Who's Your Diva: Katrina Lee. Courtesy image.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Story last updated at 8/15/2017 - 5:53 pm

Who’s Your Diva? Katrina Lee

The Capital City Weekly is featuring two divas a week leading up to Juneau Lyric Opera’s Sept. 23 “Who’s Your Diva” competition and fundraiser. This is the first week of Q&As. Follow upcoming divas at capitalcityweekly.com and in our print issue.

The event will take place at Centennial Hall at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.). Tickets go on sale at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, Hearthside Books and www.juneauopera.org on Aug. 21. Costs $315 for reserved table for 10, or $35 per ticket (reserved seating). For more info visit www.juneauopera.org.

1. What’s your most memorable performance?

The first time I sang in public. I sang one of my Mom’s favorite songs, and she was in the audience.

2. How about your embarrassing moment while performing?

I forgot the lyrics to a song that I’ve been singing since I was eight.

3. Name three singers who have influenced you throughout your singing career.

Melissa Manchester, Barbara Streisand, and Bette Midler.

4. Are there any local performers who inspire you?

All of them. Sharing your gift with others takes courage.

5. Where’s your favorite place to sing (besides the stage)?

In restrooms. They usually have the best acoustics.

6. If you could burst out in song anywhere you wanted, where would it be?

In the midst of the California Redwoods.

7. What’s on your playlist, what’s your jam?

I like a little bit of everything, but 80’s pop songs take up a large portion of it.

8. What are three things you love most about living in Juneau?

The people, the scenery, and the wildlife.

9. You have three sunny days in Juneau… how do you spend your time?

Going for long walks, going to the beach, and sitting in the sun.

10. What’s the number one item on your bucket list?

Go to Japan.

To vote for Katrina, visit https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/DivaKatrina or text “DivaKatrina” to 71777 and follow the prompts.