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ABOUT

 

 2013 Oscar contending vocalist 

(#17 on the Awards Circuit list against Adelle's song Skyfall)

Donna 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, Grammy Winning Songwriter, Jon Vezner and RCA Nashville Artist, 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.  For the past 12 years, Donna spent her days as a publisher working in Nashville & LA as a Music Supervisor and Composer placing over 150 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).    


Donna is presently music supervisor and composer for three productions underway with Linda Palmer, Producer, Director of Runaway Productions in Los Angeles, CA.  Cat Dexx  composing, producing and singing the theme song "She's on the Prowl" as the opening trailer, including  instrumental shorts"Inkosi Speaks" and "Double Cat Dexx"  (in post production (2018).  Turnover is in pre-production, scheduled for filming this July, 2018.

The short film Passage (4 songs features "Dream Big Dreams" co-written by Nashville Songwriter CJ Watson) and "Passage of Time" co-written by Grammy member & DC singer-songwriter Samir Moussa. Dreamcatcher  & Life's Journey are solo writes.

Donna also collaborates with Chas Ferry & Jenny James of Hollywood Trax working with major networks in LA for major commercial and TV/Film placements. 

She has songs licensed and represented with Jingle Punks, Song Rocket (Jonathan Stone of Radar Music) and Dallas Gregory, Nashville Independent Song plugger.

Donna is also very proud to be a composer & producer for Music as Message, LLC., with Pensacola partners, Jerry Pate and Ross Orenstein creating children's music with an "environmental awareness" theme which is in development for release soon.  


  Donna has been composing children's music (the medicine of music) for Songs of Love Foundation since 1990, having written over 250 songs for ailing children.   She is an ASCAP writer and a proud member of the following organizations 

 

 

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Songs featured in the film PASSAGE

Dream Big Dreams written with Nashville songwriter CJ Watson & DC composer, Samir Moussa

Featured in the Play "Bouncin'

Written with Award Winning Songwriter, Paul Reisler

Live, Laugh & Love Released by Curtis Braly

Co-written with Anthony Little & Kat Korac, Represented by Jonathan Stone of Radar Music in LA

Everyday is Christmas

Written with Nashville Singer-Songwriter Dani Carroll

Waiting on the Weekend co-written with CJ Watson

Release on Rock Band Network Videogame

Bringing Love to the Party Co-Written & Produced by Bryan Steele