"The Voice" Season 6 contestant added to live entertainment for the first annual Red Carpet Under the Stars Fundraising Gala
Sisaundra Lewis is an American singer, songwriter and producer from Haines City, Florida. She was a contestant on season 6 of the US series "The Voice" as a member of Blake Shelton's team.
Sisaundra started her career with Grammy and Oscar Award winner Peabo Bryson, who invited her to tour the world with him as a backing vocalist and his new duet partner. Her acquaintance with Mr. Bryson led to a worldwide tour with Grammy and Oscar Award winner, Celine Dion. She spent several years working with Ms. Dion as her backing vocalist, vocal director and choreographer.
Her powerful voice can be heard in national commercials for Folgers Coffee, Sprite, Slimfast, Doublemint Gum, Sears, Arby’s, Ziploc Bags, Coppertone, and Dr. Pepper. Her debut single on Global Records, “SHOUT”, hit the Billboard Hot Dance Club Charts its first week and immediately climbed to #1. Sisaundra also co-wrote and performs the tune “Emotional” on Grammy nominated and platinum recording artist, Najee’s, new contemporary jazz release titled My Point of View – which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz Chart.
Sisaundra has shared the same stage and/or recorded with other noted artist such as Michael Bolton, George Duke, Sheila E., Gloria Estefan, Enrique Iglesias, Janet Jackson, Patti LaBelle, Kenny Lattimore, Nana Mouskouri and Najee. Her producer/writer credits include work with Gordon Chambers, Sean Puff Daddy Combs, Emilio Estefan, David Foster, Phil Galdston, Marvin Hamlisch, Tony Hemmings, Loris Holland, Tony Moran, Rohan Reid, Jim Steinman, Sting, Ric Wake and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. She is also a featured performer in Cirque du Soleil’s production of La Nouba.
Sisaundra Lewis is the featured Narrator of Oscar Nominated documentary, Sustaining Life. Her rich enrapturing voice guides us through the important messages of hope and survival present throughout the film. From the very beginning her unrivaled talent, and passion for helping others, made Sisaundra the perfect character to unite the creativity behind the film with the young viewers of our generation. Combining both a glorious vocal instrument and performance skills that are truly an amazing gift, she approaches her love for music with an incredible assurance. (Bio courtesy of www.sisaundralive.com)
Musical entertainment for the evening will be provided by DJ Phayz of Vibrant Soundz, 506 Crew Band, and singing from the sensational Lee C. Lizandro (from Puerto Rico). The attire for this red carpet affair is formal, and the donation is $100.00. There will be a silent auction and cocktail hour from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The Board of Directors and volunteers of UFCF appreciate the communities’ assistance in becoming a positive change agent.
For more information, visit us at www.unitedfoundationcf.org