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Clients have appeared on television shows including: American Idol, America's Got Talent, X-Factor and High School Musical-“Get in the Picture.” She has had tremendous success with her students earning places and then solos in the elite performing groups at their own schools. Of those students who choose to pursue a degree or a career in the performing arts, her college-bound seniors have a 100% placement for college auditions in Musical Theatre, Vocal Performance, Commercial Music and Music Educations, and 99% have been offered college scholarships. Some go on to perform all over the country in television or theatre, and theme parks including Disney World! Several of her students have been featured in print ads for national magazines as well.
In addition to career-minded performers, many of Denise’s clients are individuals who wish to improve their vocal or performance technique for their own enjoyment or to earn roles in local community theater productions. Her door is open to all levels of talent and experience, and she also delights in teaching those who have no interest in performing for others, but who simply wish to express their love of music through song!
Performer & Recording Artist
Denise has performed in venues including Verizon Wireless Music Center, Murat Theater at Old National Center, American Cabaret Theatre and Slipery Noodle in Indianapolis, IN, Blues etc. in Chicago, and the world famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado, as well as at countless Universities, Schools, Clubs, Convention Centers, Theatres and Churches. Denise has performed and/or recorded with Grammy and Tony Award winners and nominees such as Koko Taylor "The Queen of Blues," rock legends Cheap Trick, blues greats Taj Mahal, James "Yank" Rachell, Pinetop Perkins, Keb Mo', Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women, and Governor Davis and the Blues Ambassadors,Duke Tumatoe; jazz's outstanding Diane Schuur and Sunny Wilkinson; national award-winning children’s singer and songwriter Thaddeus Rex; Broadway's Timothy Shew who starred in Tony Award Winning, "Les Miserables," Jodi Benson who starred as Disney's Ariel in "The Little Mermaid" and Barbie in "Toy Story 3, " and world-renowned opera singer Alan Held.
"Denise...Rock it Baby. You really know how!"
-- Rickie Byars-Beckwith
Singer, Songwriter, Author and Pioneer of contemporary spiritual music
- National Association for Music Education
- National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)
- emPower Music & Arts
- Positive Music Association