BORN IN MOSCOW, KAT NOVA HAS GONE FROM JUILLIARD GRAD TO ONE OF THE HOTTEST NAMES IN DJING, AND BRINGS US INTO 2020 WITH A DEC. 31 BLAST

BY TIA KIM

BORN: Moscow, where she began music studies, graduating from a performing arts high school with a concentration in piano.

BIG MOVES: To the United Sates at the age of 17, after being accepted to the Juilliard School. She received a bachelor’s degree in music, then went on to graduate from DJ Scratch Academy in Los Angeles. Selfdescribed as “the world’s leading DJ and music production learning center” and co-developed by Jam Master Jay of Run DMC, Scratch has locations in New York City, Miami, and Los Angeles.

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NOTABLE GIGS: She has shared the stage with DJs like Steve Aoki, R3hab, Deadmau5, Adventure Club, and Lil Jon, and performs regularly at festivals such as EDC, Future Music Festival KL, Life In Color, and Ultra Music Festival Korea. Nova is currently a resident DJ at the Drais Beach Club Las Vegas pool party.

HIT TRACKS: List of charting productions includes “Burnin’ Up,” “Riddim Bass” (Nervous Records) and “Drift Away” (independent).

Kat Nova

Kat Nova

Kat Nova
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