I am a vocalist, a songwriter, a composer, an artist. My music has many facets, but I always try to be honest with it. To me, music has the power to reach people in their most vulnerable place, and to heal. And that is really what I am trying to explore: how to access that incredible power!
I gave my first concert in 2004 at a large regional ball in Potsdam, Germany. Ever since I have dived into the contemporary and the classical field and performed around Germany, England, and the United States.
I was blessed to get a Bachelors degree in the liberal arts and classical voice performance at Principia College in Illinois, USA. That degree supplied me with many opportunities to perform in and lead various classical and contemporary ensembles, and to perform and direct plays. I also have a lot of fun with vocal percussion and improvisation.
But most importantly, I have a strong passion for social justice and music.
After spending three months travelling in India in 2009, I wrote songs for a social activist play on the Indian untouchables. Having performed our piece Untouchable Voices for College audiences, actress Anna Procter and I decided to share these stories with a wider audience in order to raise awareness and compassion toward untouchables, women, and fellow humanity. We toured Untouchable Voices through many states in the US, England, and Scotland, and it was inspiring to see so many people be moved by these stories. After that, Anna and I produced podcasts for a radio show. We interviewed people that had life changing spiritual experiences, I wrote music for the stories, and together with radio producer Nathan Frederick we brewed some inspiring healing podcasts that can be found on www.tmcyouth.com. Right now I am studying Music Pedagody and Pop Voice at the Hochschule für Musik in Osnabrueck, Germany. I am working on a new album and I am hoping to collaborate with many artists from different backgrounds on new projects that fully explore the power of the arts in social justice.
That is all to my short life so far, but I?m counting on a few more years! ;)