2013 Oscar contending vocalist (#17 on the Awards Circuit list against Adelle's Skyfall) who has performed at the world famous "Bluebird" and the "Troubadour" sharing the stage & studio with artists Al Jarreau, Don Henley, Billy Idol, Martha Reeves, The Bangles and Chris Young. She is a published songwriter who has studied at Berklee School of Boston, penning songs with multi-platinum writers who have cuts with Justin Timberlake, Tina Turner and Kenny Rogers. Donna is also very proud to be a volunteer songwriter & advisory board member for Songs of Love Foundation having written over 185 songs for ailing children.
Her passionately delivered environmental awareness anthem song co-written with CJ Watson of Nashville, "Talk About Saving the World" was released on World Environment day on June 5, 2015 to help spread the mission of Team Green World, a 501(c)(3) non-profit she co-founded with ADDY-award winning writer Ross Orenstein. This music video (done in a short-film style) was produced by Nashville based Producer David E. Mitchell & co-produced & Directed by Marti King Young, in association with Steampunk Lilly Films). Thank you David & Marti for lending your talents to this production.
For the past 12 years, Donna spent her days as a publisher working in Nashville & LA as a Music Supervisor and Composer placing over 75 songs in major motion pictures, TV and independent artist releases. She was the Senior Music Supervisor & Soundtrack Album director on the movie Halloween Party, placing 27 songs, 7 written for the movie, with one being a 2013 Oscar contender as well as Best Soundtrack in a Movie at the Laughlin Film Festival (2012).