I am a Professional Vocalist specializing in Christian & Holiday Music. I specialize my performance based on the occasion and what you're looking for. I am willing to sing at most types of events including business events, church events/services, cruises, fairs, festivals, charity events/fundraisers, holiday parties, luncheons/teas, private parties & religious celebrations. I generally perform 1-4 songs. Please feel free to contact me for a no obligation consultation. I am happy to discuss your needs, give you detailed pricing and provide you with free sound clips.
Price Range: $0-500 (plus travel, if applicable)
What to Expect
Every song that I sing is a gift to God for the gift that He has given to me. I try to capture and communicate the emotion that each particular song makes me feel. No matter the occasion, or the type of the song, I try to make my audience feel the lyrics and be swept away in the moment. What an audience feels is based on the lyrics of the music..i.e., joy, gratitude, love, victory, etc.
I have been singing since childhood. Venues have included church services/events, festivals, community events, showcases and theater. I have an Interdiscipinary Bachelor of Arts Degree, which includes studies in theater, vocal performance and management. I graduated honorably from Columbia College Chicago in 1998. Vocal instructors included talented musicians Orbert Davis, Carol Loverde, Bobbi Wilsyn & H.E. Baccus. I have training and experience singing Christian, Jazz, Pop & Musical Theater pieces. I have received 5 awards/musical grants from the Illinois Arts Council Grant and the Arion Vocal Performance Award in 1989. I am willing to sing at most types of events including business events, church events/services, cruises, fairs, festivals, charity events/fundraisers, holiday parties, luncheons/teas, private parties & religious celebrations. I generally sing 1-4 songs. I offer a 10% discount to non-profit organizations that support art or humanitarian causes and to individuals hosting events for charitable reasons.
Please Note: I perform with professional fully orchestrated accompaniment tracks, as is the standard for many well-known professional vocalists. I can also perform with live accompaniment (provided by you) at your request.
My set list changes according to the occasion and what you're looking for. I sing a lot of songs by my influences. You may contact me for my wide song repertoire.
Influences & Inspiration
Yolonda Adams, Anointed, Avalon, Celine Dion, Kirk Franklin & The Family, Natalie Grant, Whitney Houston, Crystal Lewis, Tamela Mann, Mary Mary, Babbie Mason, Nicole C. Mullen, Martha Munizzi, Point of Grace, Selah, Kathy Troccoli, Jaci Velasquez, CeCe Winans, Vicki Yoh'e & Darlene Zschech.