About Kathleen

Musician/Mom/Artivist Kathleen Tracy is a composer, arranger, singer, choral director, teacher, workshop presenter and multi-instrumentalist. She performs solo and with others, releasing five projects of original music, Speaking Stones, So Bodaciously (with Linda Severt), Calling the Dragons Home, Like the Stars That Made You, and Thursday Morning Alleleu and. Kathleen currently performs with The Go Janes, a ukulele/guitar/super-harmony trio with Arni Adler and Patrice O’Neill. They recently released their first album The Go Janes which has received national airplay. She also composes and arranges for theater and dance, most recently for Flying Blind, a musical for and about Seattle’s blind and low vision community. Kathleen is the founder and director of the Columbia City Community & Family Chorus, a fifteen year old living laboratory where the metaphor of mycelium, human connection, and the power of community singing gets put into joyful practice every week. She writes songs about the beauty and mystery of the world, and wanders into the mountains on a regular basis to find inspiration and commune with deep time, bringing home waaaay too many rocks.

Her songwriting is superb, her poetry an oasis. – Seattle diva Laura Love

Kathleen Tracy has a way of getting to the core of her emotions and weaving together lyrical and sonic landscapes that convey joy and sorrow in profound and meaningful ways.                     – CDBaby review

“I love the stunning harmonies and the perfect accompaniment of ukulele and guitar – a simple yet effective way to deliver the poetry of each song that offers a fresh perspective on the hardships, objects , and stresses of everyday life, delivered in a fashion that gives us hope and inspiration.”
~Ron Olesko, WFDU Fairfield, NJ reviewing The Go Janes by the Go Janes