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Shalanda Sims hails from the great northwest.  She is a professional performing artist and writes multigenerational stories reflecting the human experience, African American culture and community.

Shalanda has been singing since she was a young child.  She toured the states and internationally as one of the lead soloist in HeavenBound Gospel Choir.  She was also a member of the Gospel Christmas Choir with the Oregon Symphony.  

Versed in Jazz, musical theater, gospel, R&B and classical, Shalanda has performed with Portland Opera, Portland Center Stage and as a background vocalist for well-known artists. She is a member of the American Guild of Musical Artists

Shalanda playing the role of Isabel in Portland Opera's Pirates of Penzance

Courtesy of The Oregonian