Award-winning singer-songwriter Kathryn Cloward is bringing forth a fresh perspective of lyrical storytelling that’s well received by people of all ages across multiple musical genres. A prolific and untethered songwriter, Kathryn’s relatable lyrics and soulful melodies with engaging musical arrangements reveal the passionate woman she is and the journey of transformation she’s been on.
Kathryn launched into the music industry in 2015 and has released four full length albums of original songs to date. Her song, “I Will Be Going,” earned the Best Americana Song of the Year at the 2017 IMC Awards. In 2015, she earned four West Coast CMA Awards including Best Album for “A Soft Place to Fall.” Her Kathryn the Grape music was honored in 2017 for excellence in family-friendly music by earning a Family Choice Award, Mom’s Choice Award, and “I Am Happy Being Me” earned Best Children’s Song of the Year at the IMC Awards. Kathryn performs solo and with her full band, Kathryn Cloward and The Royals. She’s graced the stages of some of California’s legendary venues, notably opening for 80s popstar Tiffany at Whisky a Go Go in Hollywood, CA.
With a heart for helping others, Kathryn has consistently channeled her loving energy into helping raise awareness for local and national charitable causes, notably in recent years by writing and releasing impact songs that feature youth performers. “We Are Champions” supports children braving cancer and their families, and was debuted at Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary’s 2017 Celebration of Champions. “My Name is Divine” supports refugee youth and their families and debuted at Exiled Voices Refugee Art Experience in 2017, a collaborative partnership between Intrepid Theatre Company and SAY San Diego. “Heroes” supports children and adults with MPS, ML, and related diseases, and debuted at the National MPS Society’s International MPS Symposium held in San Diego in 2018. This special song was on the GRAMMY Awards® ballot for consideration in two categories.
She is currently writing Father Joe’s life story and will be debuting her new song about Father Joe’s life at this Music Box show. https://kathryncloward.com