A singer/songwriter who began performing as a youngster at her church, Webster Baptist. She became the church pianist.
1999, made her first performance as a singer (in church.)
Has written more than 500 songs. Among them: “My Poor Old Heart” (recorded by Alison Krauss on her Grammy-winning “Lonely Runs Both Ways” album) and “Sad Old Train” (recorded by the Seldom Scene on their “Synchronized” album.)
2000-2002, sang with two bands: Wildwood and Different Directions, both in North Carolina.
She is also a real estate broker and a gymnastics coach (she has coached several state and national champions).
2001, recorded first album “Somewhere in Time” (Running Dog Records).
2003, recorded second album “Same Old Me” (Running Dog Records)
2006, released “Gaining Wisdom” album, produced by Tony Rice (Rounder).
2010, released “Hellos, Goodbyes and Butterflies” album, produced by J.D. Crowe (Rounder).
2014, released “From the Heart,” album on Running Dog Records. Also released “Fly” album (featuring Donna on piano).
2014, released four videos on YouTube: The Red Oak Tree, Walmart Checkout Line, The Facebook Song, and Dog On A 10 Foot Chain.