She was born in Caracas in 1986. The Venezuelan musician discovered her knack for singing at a young age. Luckily, Norka had supportive parents who allowed her to begin musical training with piano, flamenco, voice practice, and ballet classes. She participated in several singing competitions like the “School Festival of Gaitas” (Venezuelan folk music competition) and “The Golden Voice”.
Academics and music
Norka Luque serves as a role model to young people who want to succeed in music. She knew that education would give her the necessary exposure and experience that could benefit her musical career. After completing her high school studies, Norka departed to France and pursued a business administration degree. While studying, she found time to perform alongside a band called Bad Moon Rising.
Her MTV profile shows that Norka’s passion for singing has remained vibrant even during her studies. She has always achieved her goal of spreading message full of inspiration through her music. For instance, the song MILAGRO advises people to pursue their dreams and to work tirelessly towards overcoming challenges they encounter. The song is now a big hit in Venezuela, Puerto Rico, and the United States.
Switching from banking to music
After receiving her degrees, Norka worked briefly in the Monaco’s banking industry and relocated to the United States to pursue her music dreams. Jose Velazquez produced the album that introduced her to the music scene. Norka’s burst onto the music industry happened after she started working with producer Emilio Estefan. Under the guidance of producer Emilio, she released three successful singles that topped the Latin Billboard, and they were nominated for the Latin Music Awards.
In 2007, Medical professionals diagnosed Norka with Epilepsy. Her health conditions deteriorated in 2014, and she had to undergo a brain surgery in 2015. The medical condition nearly ended her career, but Norka is making a comeback. Her new song produced by talented producer Fito Blanko has become an instant hit in the Latin America.
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