BENEFITING: National Kidney Foundation of Arizona
EVENT DATE: Oct 13, 2018
Music flows from ten year old singer/songwriter Tia Penny. Her captivating sound and spirit captures the hearts of young and old alike. Since she received her first ukulele in December 2015, and her first guitar in December 2016, she has written 15 original lyrics/songs, and has learned over 30 covers. She is currently attending Arizona School for the Arts where she focuses on classical guitar, piano, and choir. She takes singing/guitar/ukulele lessons from RLS studios to help fine tune her performances.
Arizona Performances: Her audiences have ranged from intimate coffee shop sessions to a Bluegrass Festival with several hundred people. She has performed at Wickenburg’s Gold Rush Days in February 2017 and 2018. She recently became part of Arizona’s Finest Talent and performed at Westgate Entertainment, and will sing at Desert Ridge Entertainment this fall! National Performances: Her simple YouTube channel caught the eye of an NBC producer from Little Big Shots, and she recorded for the show in October 2017 at CBS Television City! She also has an open invitation to join Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour in Lexington, Kentucky this year! Current Talent Competitions: She has been accepted into Alice Cooper’s Proof is in the Pudding talent competition, and is extremely excited to be accepted into Arizona Kidney Foundation’s Finest Talent competition, Arizona’s Talent Slam!
She enjoyed School of Rock last year as she learned to perform with an electric guitar in a band with other musicians. Tia also has theatrical interest and has enrolled in a Musical Theatre class at Valley Youth Theatre, workshops at Verve studios, as well as earning one of two acting spots open for her age at her summer music theatre program, Camp Imagination. She just keeps growing in her abilities, and she loves to perform! She will impress the audience with her soft-spoken confidence, fearless heart, and natural talent, and we are so excited to be a part of this great cause!