It is her commanding presence and explosive stage personality along with her dynamic and versatile voice that makes Vanessa (VĒ) a fan favorite. These traits along with her passion to perform have earned her the opportunity to work with some of the best music entertainment people in the business as well as perform at some of the biggest music venues across the country.
It is her diversity, yet vocal purity that earned her the respect of world-renowned multi-award winning director/composer, Marvin Hamlisch. Marvin took Vanessa under his wing and developed her, taking her along with him to the National, Buffalo Philharmonic, and Pittsburgh Symphonies for a variety of shows. To this day, The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra still features Vanessa as a headliner in their Holiday Pops series.
When Vanessa isn’t out on tour, she spends her time in Nashville producing and writing music with A listers such as, mega-hit maker Desmond Child, multi #1 hit songwriter and producer Derek George, Chuck Jones, Bryan Todd and many more.
Throughout the years, Vanessa has shared the stage with some of the greatest artists in music such as Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Idina Menzel, Gloria Estefan and more.
You can also hear Vanessa vocally accompany multi platinum Christian/Pop recording artist, Michael W. Smith on his new pop album, “A Million Lights,” as well as his latest album, “Awaken.” You can also hear her alongside Smith, featuring on the globally known, BILLBOARD top 10 hit song, “Waymaker,” streamed over a billion times.