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How do you describe Donna's music? The answer is as varied and unlimited as the many listeners who continue to feel its soothing, healing and uplifting effects. From her initial partnership with hammered dulcimer artist Lee Spears, to her beautifully elegant and timeless piano melodies, to the quiet power of her gently expressive voice, Donna's music speaks to your heart, soul and spirit in new and wonderful ways that touch your life every time you listen.



D I S C O G R A P H Y


Donna's newest CDs -

 

Note"I Feel Joy"NOW AVAILABLE! To Learn More and Purchase

NoteOut of the Darkness NOW AVAILABLE!


NoteWhen Silence Whispers NOW AVAILABLE!

 

2007 NoteI FEEL JOY *Quarterlight
Welcome to joy! Original song chants and instrumental tracks, plus two exciting rhythm tracks for celebrating joy, creating your own chants, and living your limitless life! Written in the “call and response” format, these chants are easy to sing and perfect for services, retreats, conferences, and seminars as well as your own spiritual journey. Instrumental tracks may be used for performances and group singing but also are provided for your listening enjoyment. The emphasis on rhythm allows you to “move your Spirit” as you discover the power and energy of opening to new joy. For ordering songbooks/sheet music, contact Quarterlight Productions, info@donnamichael.com

 

2006 NoteOUT OF THE DARKNESS *Quarterlight
     A musical journey out of the darkness...into the light. This long-awaited CD by Donna has been nearly five years in the making. A 2-disc set of original song chants and instrumental tracks that paints a "vocal tapestry" of emergence, healing, renewal and infinite possibility. These musical affirmations are be both intimately personal as well as perfect for individual and group singing, especially at churches, conferences, retreats and seminars. For ordering songbooks/sheet music, contact Quarterlight Productions, info@donnamichael.com


NoteSONGBOOKS:

“Out of the Darkness” Songbook

A new companion songbook for Donna’s Out of the Darkness CD. Contains lead sheets with melody and chords plus lyric sheets, and may be used together with the instrumental accompaniment tracks provided on Disc #2 of the CD. Perfect for individual or group singing for services, conferences, retreats, seminars, and classes. Also included in the songbook is information on the meditative, healing Taizé services conducted by Donna. To order, you may click here to download an order form or contact Quarterlight Productions. Email: info@donnamichael.com
or call:
615.383.4989.


2005 NoteWHEN SILENCE WHISPERS *Quarterlight
What is the sound of silence? This stream-of-consciousness recording of ten uninterrupted musical meditations was created with no pre-planned music and played continuously to produce a profoundly quiet experience of deep serenity. Perfect for renewal and relaxation, for healing, meditation and massage, and for creativity and contemplation. Sixty-four minutes of pure peace.


 

2004 NoteONE MIND ONE HEART *Quarterlight
Upbeat, inspirational, spiritual songs and chants in world beat and adult contemporary rhythmic styles--also contains instrumental tracks--perfect for individuals or groups to celebrate oneness and love.


 

NoteSONGBOOKS:

A companion songbook with lead sheets and lyrics is available for this CD and Into the Light . To order, you may click here to download an order form or contact Quarterlight Productions. Email: info@donnamichael.com
or call:
615.383.4989.



2002 Note INTO THE LIGHT *Quarterlight
Songs and music for the heart, soul and spirit. This very special limited edition recording contains simple song-chants, written to be sung and shared with others as a profound message of hope and inspiration. Features original vocal songs and their instrumental accompaniment tracks both with and without background vocals. Ideal for healing mind, body and spirit—for expressing gratitude, restoring hope, renewing strength, finding inspiration.


NoteSONGBOOKS:

A companion songbook with lead sheets and lyrics is available for this CD and One Mind One Heart . To order, you may click here to download an order form or contact Quarterlight Productions. Email: info@donnamichael.com
or call:
615.383.4989.



2000 NoteTHE WILL OF THE WIND   *Quarterlight
A vocal/instrumental “journey of spiritual awakening.” On this recording, Donna both sings and plays “music that whispers encouragement and love.” Additional accompaniment on viola, guitar and bass. Also features three new solo piano compositions.



2000 NoteSOMEWHERE IN THE SILENCE   *Quarterlight
Solo acoustic piano recorded live, non-stop, “from first note to final echo” with no pre-planned music. A “crystal quiet,” continuous flow of music! Described as “seventy minutes of serenity.”


 

1996 Note VINCENT VAN GOGH    *Signature
A musical soundtrack for a spoken word recording on the life and work of artist Vincent Van Gogh. (Composed and recorded with Marcus Kearns.)(Currently unavailable)



1995 Note THIS FEELS LIKE HEAVEN  *Quarterlight
Fourteen original solo acoustic piano compositions accompanied by cello, guitar and English horn. Described as “healing, sensitive, wondrously beautiful and timeless.” Inside cover features an original pencil drawing by Donna. (Visit The Gallery.)



1992 Note THE BRIGHTER SIDE OF NIGHT *Thistlegate
A “musical journey from dusk to dawn.” Features acoustic piano, hammered dulcimer, cello, guitar and English horn. Composed and recorded with Lee Spears



1991 Note A CHILD’S WORLD OF DREAMS  *Small World
Featured vocalist. A collection of songs for children and parents. (Currently unavailable)



1990 Note SWEET MOTHER EARTH   *Single Recording
Vocalist/arranger/producer. (Currently unavailable)



1987 Note WINTERFALL  *Thistlegate
Music for Christmas and the winter season. Ten traditional carols that serve as prologues to quiet improvisational journeys. Composed, arranged and performed with Lee Spears (hammered dulcimer & guitar). Acoustic piano, hammered dulcimer, cello, guitar and English horn. Album cover features an original pencil drawing by Donna. (Visit The Gallery.)

(Please note: In addition to those recordings currently available at Donna’s CD Store, more will be added in the near future!)

*Denotes Record Label


 

WHAT THEY SAY WHEN THEY LISTEN…

“Technically superb yet deeply touching music…takes the listener to places where the heart stirs the soul.”

Rev. Dr. Mitch Johnson

Nashville, Tennessee

 

“Your music is absolutely beautiful…it does feel like heaven!!!”

Pat Anderson-Williams

Association of Unity Churches

 

“You are truly an inspiration!”

Dean Bauguss

Lexington, North Carolina

 

“You inspire and encourage those lucky enough to know you...thank you for sharing the gifts you’ve been given.”

Jana Stanfield

Keynote Concerts

Nashville, Tennessee

 

“You have such a kind, caring spirit. Your heart definitely comes across in your music.”

Rodney Lay, Jr.

1999 GMA Dove Award winner

 

“Your talent and love are a blessing to our world.”

Rev. Jaine Ryder

RSI Asilomar 2000 Conference Chair

 

“Your music and voice are a gift and a pleasure to experience. You are truly a gift to the music community!”

Penelope Williams, Music Director

Atlanta Church of Religious Science

 

“Food for the soul!”

—Sandy Neese, Mercury Records

Nashville, Tennessee

 

“Keep up the wonderful art!”

Peter Thomas

Pottstown, Pennsylvania

 

“Absolutely beautiful…it is contemplative and spiritual, and it gives me a feeling of yearning that I only get when I hear really beautiful music. I am struck by and in awe of the depth of your talent.”

Susan Lamar

Nashville, Tennessee

 

“You have an incredible gift not only for making beautiful music, but sharing it in such a heartfelt way.”

Bill Harris

Atlanta, Georgia

 

“It’s as much meditation as music, transcending the realm of the mundane and transporting my consciousness to a calm it rarely sees.”

John Lee

First Church Unity

Nashville, Tennessee

 

“Dreamy, ethereal, enchanted, nostalgic…”

—Dorothy Minkler

Tracy City, Tennessee