Shonna Stallworth has been singing before audiences of 2 to 1000’s since she was 10 years old. She began her music career along side her sister and cousin as 1/3 of a locally acclaimed gospel trio “The Angels of Faith”. As her musical gift developed she was a sought after talent for local events, pageants, schools, weddings, local music, city and cultural functions.
Her career shifted in 1993 when Shonna joined her sisters as 1/3 of the gospel trio; Perfect Praise. The group debut nationally on the world famous Amateur Night on, “Its Show Time at the Apollo” in New York City in 1994. Her professional career launched when the trio signed to World Wide Gospel music label and recorded “Sanctified Soul,” which charted Billboard, was featured in WWG-BreakThru magazine and CD compilation, Urban Network’s CD compilation, received national and international air-play, showcased the group on Bobby Jones Gospel show on BET, and can currently be seen on episodes of Gospel SuperFest on Bounce TV.
Shonna, and her sisters later recorded the title cut, “Enlarge My Territory” on The Sounds of Jabez CD with Jabez Family of Companies. The CD sold over 10,000 copies and featured the song on “The Potter’s Touch” on TBN, “Celebration,” and Share-A-Thon on Daystar Television network, Babbie’s House on SkyAngel, and The Bobbie Hurd Show, Atlanta, GA.
Shonna is an established singer/songwriter with her most recent work “Butterfly” being published with gospel legend Candi Staton on her most recent gospel release, “I Will Sing My Praise To You.”
In 2009, Shonna and her husband founded InnerSpring Music and Independent music label promoting her debut solo relase, “Butterfly.” The album written by her and her husband was also co-produced by Author “Bam Bam” Latin of San Marcos Texas. Album highlights are “The Road We Walk” series on Daystar Television, and it’s newly released video single “Holdin On”.
Shonna is an ordained minister, the wife of Marcus C. Stallworth, and enjoys sharing her musical gift with the world. Her mission in life is to be a vessel for the love of God to freely flow through and to convey a message that with hope, faith, and belief in God all things are possible.
To submit my talents in an environment that honors spiritual integrity, family, community, creativity, and commitment to excellence. To work with a team of individuals who effectively execute policy’s, rules, and regulations that communicate the quality of the organization without compromising its beliefs. To build and maintain a positive relationship with leadership, associates, and others who interact within the organization that will contribute to growth and achieving the highest possible good of the organizations purpose as well as those we serve.
Core Values - Creativity, honor, positive encouragement, dependable, commitment, integrity, accountability
• Recording Artist
• Radio Talk Show Co-host
• International Psalmist
• Music Ministry Team builder - Conference/Show Event Personality
• Published Song Writer
• Experienced Event Coordinator/Manager
• Experience Media Professional - Music Etiquette Workshop Facilitator
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Tova Roberson: Back Ground Artist
Trina Geter: Back Ground Artist
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 7 - 60 minutes
Recording Artist - Shonna has over ten years experience as a professional recording artist/music minister. As an experienced music professional, she toured both the United States and over sea’s sharing her music in song. Experiencing this artist/minister in motion will encourage the soul, and motivate each listener to move in faith, to believe in themselves, and trust that all things are possible.
Praise & Worship Leader - Shonna has over 15 years experience in music ministry. She has a heart and a passion for music ministry and in sharing that passion will engage congregations to move in purpose and pursue abundant life.
Music Workshop Speaker/Clinician
Shonna as a clinician will deposit the importance of diction, breathing, style, and phrasing, along with performance etiquette. As a workshop presenter her message of stage presence, audience participation, and becoming engaged will cause audiences to prepare, be conscience, and honor the audience.
Artist Rider/Stage Requirements
1. Full Band Set up/hookups
Organ (where applicable)
Piano (where applicable)
Three back ground artist mics
One lead mic cordless or wireless
One lead mic hook up(artist personal show mic)
2. water for band/singers
3. spotlight (where applicable)
4. color dim lights for back ground artist and band (where applicable)
5. strobe spotlights (color whre applicable)
6. Professional Sound board/engineer
7. sound check day prior to show or morning of
8. Deposit of artist compensation required 3 weeks prior to show date
9. Artist compensation remaining fee due upon hotel arrival
10. Travel/hotel accomadations additional to artist fee
Listed below are set list for potential venues both sacred and secular audiences.
All Original Material or Arrangement
2. Holdin On
3. Now I Know
4. To Be here With You
6. This Time
8. Moving On (Marcus's Song)
9. To Be Here With You
10. Blessing Me
11. Wind Beneath My Wings
12. Order My Steps
14. Eye on the Sparrow
15. Fight On
16. Come Into This Place
1. Now I know
2. Blessing Me
3. This Time
5. Popular Christian song(s) like
a. I surrender all
b. Nobody greater then you
c. Not forgotten
d. Mighty God (original song)
e. All things are possible
f. Moving forward
g. any current christian music
Subject to event and could include but not limited to:
1. Inspirational Ballads from artist like (Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, CeCe Winans,Natalie Cole, American Big Band Jazz Standards)
2. Uptempo Inspirational from artist like (Mary-Mary)
3. National Anthem, Star Spangled Banner
1. All Christmas ballads/music
2. American Calendar Holiday songs
Past Booked Dates:
08-18-2012 — Ardmore, OK
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Birthday Party, Casting Call, Christmas Party, Church Service, Competition, Convention, Corporate Event, Cruise, Ethnic Celebration, Fair, Festival, Fundraiser, Funeral Service, Graduation, Grand Opening, Holiday Party, Hotel, Luncheon/Tea, Parade, Private Party, Religious Celebration, Restaurant, Retreat, Reunion, Seminar, Studio Session, Trade Show, Wedding Ceremony, Workshop
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