Cathrine Heen studied journalism in Oslo (Norway) and after finishing her education started working at Grappa Musikkforlag in 2008. During the first two years with Grappa, Cathrine worked in marketing and promotion and now in addition to the promotion work , Cathrine is label manager for two labels (Heilo,Grappa) and has A&R responsibilities.
Grappa Musikkforlag AS (established 1983 in Norway) is a Norwegian record label. It is one of the oldest and biggest independent record companies in Norway today. The name Grappa is associated with musical breadth and quality. The company represents prominent Norwegian artists, and the catalog consists of over 2000 CD albums in all genres of music.
The classic catalog is marketed through Simax Classics (1997-). Folk and world music released on Heilo label (1995-). Besides representing the ECM catalog in Norway, Grappa is also engaged in several other music companies such as Barneselskapet, Blue Mood Records, Curling Legs and Rune Grammofon. Grappa is the Norwegian Music Publishing company that have the most nominations for «Spellemannprisen» (The Norwegian Grammy) .Their DVD releases have also set Norwegian sales records.