I am trying to earn/save funds to go represent the State of Oklahoma in the National competitions in Pigeon Forge, TN in March. Gas, housing and food for the entire week of competitions is usually about $1500. I am seeking donations and am also doing sales to earn the money. Of course I need YOUR help! In 2010, I went to the same competitions and came home with the 1st place award in the Adult Female New Gospel Vocalist of the Year and 3rd…
Added by Renee Lappin on November 23, 2014 at 10:55pm — No Comments
I am so excited to say I got a song out (at least on my web page that is) for release JUST before Christmas!! Its available for download and I hope ya'll will go check it out, download it (its only $1.99)! Then as a Christmas gift to me, and others, GO SPREAD the word!!
It is such a joy to have done this…Continue
Added by Renee Lappin on December 21, 2013 at 8:06pm — No Comments
A long time ago, I found that friend requests had two purposes. First it was truly to find and network with folks with similar interests. The second was to encourage someone who might not have had the chance to see your commodity (ie: your music/product) and what you have to offer others.
Both are valid and worthy of a friend request. When I'm sent a friend request, I try to go by that persons' page as soon as I can and listen to their music. BUT before I listen to ANY…Continue
I don't know how OTHER songwriters do it, but SO many of my songs have a story behind the song and almost ALL of them TELL a story to boot! As much as I hate going through trials and tribulations, EVERY one of them has been blessed in the end by God sending me a song to help me heal or get THROUGH the event itself.
Take just one example, the song "Smile for Me"....I had a friend whose father was struggling with cancer...I had prayed SO many times for her, for her family, and…Continue
Added by Renee Lappin on December 9, 2013 at 11:15pm — No Comments
Anytime someone starts something new, there are all kinds of anxiety about what NEEDS to be done but its almost always shadowed by the simple excitement of the ANTICIPATION of things to come! I've been singing and writing since I was a small child, but didn't really gain much of the confidence needed to do anything with it til I became an adult. Then there were kids and a marriage and taking care of a house...trying to develop a STEADY income to support the dream...you…Continue