Dawn Pemberton is a deeply soulful, captivating and engaging performer. She is a versatile, thoughtful and powerful singer with a voice that can shake the ground and soothe the saddest of hearts. Her musical influences draw from the styles of classical, musical theater, pop, jazz, blues, funk, gospel, hip-hop, R&B and soul. Dawn grew up studying voice and piano in Vancouver and her passion for music lead her to pursue a Bachelors in Jazz Studies at Capilano College where she was also a member of Nitecap, the college’s premier vocal ensemble. In addition to being in “The Deep End”, Dawn is the Associate Assistant Director and a featured soloist with the “Universal Gospel Choir”, a member of the sassy, all female, a cappella group, "The No Shit Shirleys", the newest member of the Oakland based quintet, “Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir” and fronts her own jazz/soul/funk trio. Dawn has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with fine musicians such as Kurt Elling, Kenny Werner, Dee Daniels, Nancy King, Pepe Danza and John Boutte. She also recently toured Cuba with the UGC and appeared on CBC television with The Hard Rubber Orchestra in “Cantata for The King”. Dawn continues to work as a freelance musician for live and studio performances and is an in demand teacher with a deep passion for teaching piano and voice. Visit Dawn at MySpace

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