Experience

VALERIE DAWKINS' mission through singing is to make a deep impact in the lives of others using the gifts that God has given her.  The connection that she makes with her audience when singing is demonstrated in her ability to  transcend any barrier -- be it racial, socioeconomic, religious  or cultural. She sings on purpose, with a purpose, using the skillfully using the medium of music to create an experience that deeply touches the soul! 

Valerie is a GigMasters Award-winning performer! She is also a member of the Men and Women of the Gospel Choir of the Washington Performing Arts Society.

Valerie has worked as a session vocalist for various recording projects.  Other notable performances include: 

Second Place Winner in the 2012 Budweiser Superfest Opening Act Contest

MLK Tribute Concert at the Strathmore Auditorium

Azerbaijan Republic Day

Councilmember Anita Bonds Swearing In Ceremony

DC Mayor Vincent Gray's Holiday Tree-lighting Ceremony at the Wilson Bldg

Praise & Worship Leader at a conference in Atlanta

Church Concert in Las Vegas

Guest soloist on a Royal Caribbean Singles' Cruise where Smokie Norful was the featured artist.  

2008 Annual Foster Youth Benefit Concert hosted by W.H.A.L.E.R.'s Creation at the Hard Rock Café (DC)

Live Recordings for local gospel artists, such as Tyrone Powell, Harold Sutton

Lead vocals in drama production (Girl, God's Gonna Love You Anyhow)  at The Lincoln Theatre

 

For sample songs click here.

Valerie is available for:

  • Anniversaries
  • Audio Books
  • Bachelorette Parties
  • Banquets
  • Birthday Parties
  • Children's Birthday Parties
  • Celebrations
  • Christenings
  • Christmas Parties
  • Church Services
  • Clubs
  • Cocktail Parties
  • Community Events
  • Conventions
  • Corporate Functions
  • Dinner Dances
  • Events

  • Festivals
  • Fundraisers
  • Funerals
  • Graduation Parties
  • Grand Openings
  • Picnics
  • Private Parties
  • Proms
  • Receptions
  • Restaurants
  • Sweet 16 Parties
  • Session Vocalist
  • Voiceovers
  • Weddings
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Cocktail Hours
  • Wedding Receptions

Discover how Valerie can enhance your special occasion! Call 202.403.7274 or email here.