Kroh is a remarkable 16-year-old indie artist from York,
Pennsylvania - a beautiful and soulful singer, songwriter
and stunning beyond her years in performance. If you
ask Kayla who inspires her indie style, her list of
artists include: Miranda Lambert, Adele, Dolly Parton,
Martina McBride, Carrie Underwood, We The Kings, Pentatonix,
Cold Play, Jesse J, Pink, Nora Jones and the list goes
on. Her ability to write her own music and take cover
songs from various genres and make them her own unique
acoustic style has landed her a very solid following
and show schedule. Be sure to visit www.KaylaKroh.com
to keep track of this promising young artist.
19, 2013, Kayla’s hard work and dedication to
her music was awarded MyRuralRadio.com 2013 Artist of
the Year. This honor was awarded to Kayla during Fall
Fest Five held at Naylor’s Winery. Special thanks
to Mike Males and Trampas Ferree.
Kayla is a fulltime distinguished honor student at Central
High School, she juggles her busy performing schedule
with also being involved in Senior Honors Choir, Concord
and within the theatrical department at school. She
never waivers from her music, but continues to strive
to make it diverse and enhanced with each show.
began taking voice and guitar lessons from local educator
and performer Heather Sneeringer in August of 2010.
These lessons sparked a fire that led Kayla to attempt
writing her own songs. May 18, 2012, with the help of
producers Bobby Gentilo and Jason Hoffheins, she got
in the studio and brought the songs to life and released
her E.P. entitled “On Your Own”. While Kayla
was only 12 years old at the time, her songwriting and
singing abilities along with a talented group of seasoned
musicians, they created a mature and polished product
that belied her young age. Her music is now featured
on MyRuralRadio.com, SongwritersIsland.com, iTunes,
Amazon.com and CD Baby.
has had the pleasure of opening for Scott McCreery &
Kristy Lee Cook at WGTY Jingle Bell Jam 2013, in which
she received a standing ovation from 3000+ in attendance.
The day following her performance Paesan from WGTY posted:
“What a JINGLE BELL JAM!!! What most impressed
me?? Kayla Kroh knocked me out!! Only 16 with a voice
sounding much more seasoned and man can she write some
relatable music!! Don't get me wrong, Kristy Lee Cook
was good and Scotty McCreery was everything and more
than expected but, KAYLA KICKED BUTT!!”
has also opened opening for Melanie Martinez at the
Chameleon Club, for Bucky Covington in a MDA Benefit
Concert and for John Michael Montgomery in a Fundraiser
for Lt. Kelly. In March of 2014 she will be performing
at the “These Colors Don’t Run” benefit
for the Keystone Warriors and the list goes on! The
future is wide open for Kayla, and she has begun filling
her schedule for 2014.
Mom, Kortney, my family and friends for all of your support
and believing in me! Could not do this without you all!
I love you! <3
Males for all his support and the creation of my new website!
Sneeringer, my former vocal/guitar coach. She taught me
to believe in myself and work hard towards my dreams!
Gentilo and Jason Hoffheins for producing & co-producing
my E. P. “On Your Own”!
and Sue McCaughey, for giving me my first opportunities
to perform live!