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Hey Everyone, 

Thanks for checking in. I deeply appreciate your interest in my music. Being a songwriter is a solitary thing. It means so much to know that my songs have made friends in the world. If what I do resonates with you, please join my mailing list. I would love to keep in touch.

I just found out that I have been booked to open for John Gorka at the Bryn Mawr Twilight Concert Series this summer. I love John's music, and could not be more thrilled and grateful. If you are local, I hope you will come out on Saturday July 27th. (Details on the appearances page.)

I am excited to be a guest on the Marshall Portnoy show on WWDB AM in Philadelphia on Tuesday January 22, 2019, It will be rebroadcast on Friday January 25th, and will be available on their website for a year. (Details are on the appearances page.)

Thank you to Ray Naylor for inviting me to be a live guest on his Philly Folk Scene radio show. It was fun! (You can hear the interview on the music and video's page of this website)

Thank you to everyone who came out to Jamey's House of Music. There were folks there from so many walks of my life, and some wonderful people who were new to me. The venue was warm and welcoming, with Jamey providing fabulous sound. The food was great too! I look forward to being booked there again. Stay tuned...

I was thrilled to open again for David Wilcox as part of the Bryn Mawr Twilight Concert Series on June 2nd. He kindly sang one of my songs with me! You can see the video here!   It was an honor!  

He was validating and supportive. It was far more than I dared to imagine. Here is a photo he took of us. So grateful...


If you are an animal person, check out my song and video, "Thank you to the Animals." It features over fifty pets submitted by friends and fans. The song was played on WXPN on Thanksgiving. What an honor. You can see it here...

I am thrilled to announce the official launch of my new website yourheartsongs.com, dedicated to writing commissioned songs. I have been writing songs for people for several years, and I am excited about focusing more energy on that side of my music business. I would love for you to stop by. It has a separate mailing list, The Heartbeat, so hop on it if it calls you.  

I have been working with artist Alessandro Della Pietra, to give my branding a facelift across my social media pages, and to design a new logo. He has created many options for me, and you will also see them in my newsletters. I am excited about rolling them out! 

I recently tried to reach one of my past and treasured writing mentors, Gabriele Rico, and learned that she had passed away. In my sadness, and regret at not reaching out to her sooner, I revisited the writing tools she had given me years ago. It was like she was whispering in my ear. I will be adding some of her wisdom to my Painting With Words workshops. Painting With Words is now available for private events. 


I am now offering beginner, and advanced beginner, guitar lessons via Skype! I only have space for a few more students. I am the right teacher for folks who want to learn to play the guitar to accompany their singing. Email for details. 

Your interest is deeply appreciated.  I am busy, one step at a time, working to get my songs heard.  If you like what I do, please tell someone else.
 
Thank you... 
 
My best to you always,
 
Denise
 
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