About Me

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About Kath Bee

I’ve been writing songs for children since ‘discovering’ I could, in 2001.In 2002 “Individuality”, (the second children’s song I had ever written) was published by The Learning Media Ltd on their Kiwi Kidsongs CD. My next two, “Dad I wanna be a Camel” and “Seasons”, were published in 2003. These three songs remain extremely popular nationwide, in Australia and the UK.I think it’s safe to say I have a special connection with kids from all walks of life. Writing children’s songs is my passion – I love it, I get lost in it. I write from the heart and approach my writing from a child’s point of view, without ‘talking down’ to them. My music is unique in the fact that it appeals to all ages, up to10 years (and sometimes even older!). The best part is…..adults love my songs too (and have been known to push play even when the kids aren’t there!)

I have performed for many years in ECCs, schools, at fairs, festivals, birthday parties and Teddy Bear’s Picnics all over NZ – you name it, I’ve played there! I know what works and what doesn’t when it comes to performing for kids and can adapt to any situation (believe me!).

Children who ‘live outside the box’ (as one parent described their child to me) are particularly drawn to my songs – see references on my Special Needs page.

Enjoy browsing through my website!

Watch Kath’s Award Winning Video INDIVIDUALITY

Awards

Winner of the What Now Children’s Video of the Year Award 2014 with ‘Dragons Under My Bed’

Winner of the What Now Children’s Video of the Year Award 2010 with ‘Individuality’

1st Place, Pacific Songwriting Contest 2007 with ‘Don’t Wanna’
Finalist, USA Songwriting Competition 2005 with ‘Individuality’
3rd Place, Pacific Songwriting Contest 2005 with ‘Dragons Under my Bed’
3rd Place, Pacific Songwriting Contest 2007 with ‘Dad, I wanna be a camel’

“Poppy just loves you – she will often sit playing her uke and give a concert to her dolls – and tell me she is Kath Bee.” Adrienne

“Just wanted you to know my grandchildren just love your music better than all their toys! What a gift you have.” Helen Chipper