Kat Rodriguez Resume

 

Education

M.A      Lehman City College

B.A.      The New School 

H.S       Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts also known as FAME

 

Currently Working With:

 

 *  Director of the Instrumental Department of Young at Arts

 *  Black Girls Rock Awards

 *  Arranger for Beyonce

 *  Private Instructor Clarinet/Flute/Saxophones

 

 

Performed with:

•   Beyoncé  from 2006-2014                                                                                 

•   Elle Varner

•   Jill Scott

•   Patato Valdes

•   JJ Hairston

•   Kelly Price

•   Erykah Badu

•   Kanye West

•   George Michaels

•   Destiny’s Child

•   Shirley Caesar

•   Keri Hilson

•   Eric Bennett

•   Marsha Ambrosiuos

•   Nikki Minaj

*Jay-Z

*Fantasia

*Monica

*Ledisi

*Mary Mary

*Mary J Blige

*Keyshia Cole

*Jennifer Hudson

*Louis Bauzo

*Robert Glasper

*Kim Burse

*Missy Elliot

*Ciara

*Luke James

*Anthony Hamilton

*Slim Thug

 

Award Shows, TV Shows, Festivals and Special Performances:

•   MTV

•   Grammy’s

•   BET Awards

•   Fashion Rocks

•   World Music Awards

•   American Music Awards

•   Black Girls Rock Awards

•   Chime for Change

•   Glastonbury Festival

•   FLOTUS Michelle Obama’s Birthday at the White House

•   Oprah Winfrey Show

•   The View

•   Tyra Banks Show

•   X-Factor

•   Today Show

•   Good Morning America

•   President Bill Clinton

•   Superbowl  XLVII

•   Country Music Awards

•   Tidal X

 

 

Recored with:

•   Beyoncé

•   Michelle Williams

•   50 Cents

•   Mobb Deep

•   Anthony Hamilton

•   Nikki Minaj

•   Dixie Chicks

 

Live DVD Performances

Beyoncé Experience Tour

Live I am in Las Vegas

I Am Tour

Live at Revel

Live at Roseland

Mrs. Carter Tour

On The Run Tour

 

Awards, and nominations:

Grammy Nominated for best live performance with Beyoncé

Grammy nominated for best album with Beyoncé

Grammy Nominated for best R&B song with Anthony Hamilton

Won the International Women in Jazz Award

 

Previous Jobs:

•   Beyonce                                 Saxophonist

•   Blue Note Jazz Club               Receptionist/Hostess/Gift Shop

•   BB Kings                                Box Office/Gift Shop

•   Iridium                                    Hostess/Receptionist

 

Affiliations/Memberships

•   BeyGood Organization /Speaker, group clinician

•   LOCAL 802 /union member

•   InnerKat  / founder of clinics, private instruction

 

 

Interest:

Touring with Beyonce, Kat Rodriguez became a speaker for the BeyGood Outreach Organization Beyonce founded. Speaking to underprivileged children and adults became one of Kat’s passions. Since then she  has done several clinics in her community. She is a private instructor and helps put together new and exciting music programs through her Position at Young at Arts which she is currently the Instrumental Department Director which oversees 5 campuses and around 160 students.