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:
- Audio Books
- Bachelorette Parties
- Birthday Parties
- Children's Birthday Parties
- Christmas Parties
- Church Services
- Cocktail Parties
- Community Events
- Corporate Functions
- Dinner Dances
- Graduation Parties
- Grand Openings
- Private Parties
- Sweet 16 Parties
- Session Vocalist
- Wedding Ceremonies
- Wedding Cocktail Hours
- Wedding Receptions
Discover how Valerie can enhance your special occasion! Call 202.403.7274 or email here.