Meet the Musician
Musician 1st Class Christina M. Catalanotto,
Musician 1st Class Tina Catalanotto, a native of Slidell, La., joined the Navy Band in January 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in jazz studies from the University of New Orleans where her teachers included Johnny Vidacovich, Ricky Sebastian, and Jason Marsalis. She has also studied drums and percussion with John Wooton at the University of Southern Mississippi. Prior to joining the Navy Band, Catalanotto was a freelance musician for 12 years.
In addition to her performance duties, Catalanotto also serves as the musical director for Country Current. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and spending time with her family.