EVYNNE HOLLENS - BOOK WRITER
EVYNNE HOLLENS is a singer primarily known for her online videos & live performances. With over 50 million views on YouTube, she releases music videos every month; frequently popular music & Disney covers. A native of the Pacific Northwest, she resides in Oregon with her husband Peter Hollens and is a Mom, a performer and artistic director.
In 2001 she co-founded Divisi, the University of Oregon’s award-winning female a cappella group, featured in the best-selling book & inspiration for the hit feature film “Pitch Perfect".
During the 2017 Holiday season, Evynne made her Broadway debut in Home for the Holidays, a six-week only LIVE Christmas Concert featuring winners of American Idol, The Voice, America's Got Talent, and The Bachelorette, at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre.
ANNA GILBERT -
MUSIC AND LYRICS
Anna Gilbert, a singer-songwriter living in Portland, Oregon, composes songs about life, love, and loss. Gilbert’s songs are from the heart, and she hopes she can bring warmth, truth, and sweetness into the heartbreak and sadness that affects us all. Gilbert also spends much of her time collaborating and co-writing with other artists in addition to pursuing her own musical endeavors. She has collaborated with Charlie Peacock, Jeremy Larson, Daves Highway, Peter Hollens, Sam Ashworth, and Nate Botsford, just to name a few.
In 2016, Gilbert collaborated on three holiday songs; “December Song”, released by Peter Hollens, “Calling on Heaven” a co-release written with Nate Botsford, and a self-published version of “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” arranged with Wilson Parks and Jeremy Larson.
Although Gilbert and her band have spent the past few years touring the West Coast, Gilbert considers herself primarily a songwriter. She has written and sold songs with WORD Publishing, FOX, and Twenty Ten Music in Nashville, TN and has a song featured on the soundtrack for the Fox Movie movie “Change of Plans”.
Anna also formed and leads the new Portland-based electro pop band Shy Honey.