SongVault Artist Profile
Florida, United States
Contemporary Gospel / Christian
Regina Foster Manning is an astounding vocalist, songwriter performing artist who is dedicated to providing an international platform in ministry; through the Gift of Song. Destined to perform but designed for worship is a synopsis of Regina’s life story.
Born July 11, 1969 in Tallahassee, Florida she is the eighth of nine children. Her journey to sing began at the tender age of eight when family and friends recognized this distinguished talent.
Certainly blessed with an innate ability to sing, however, all-embracing maturity and dexterity were exposed at her high school senior extravaganza, where she sang her first solo.
Regina credits her father with such musical affluence; that sang and played the upright bass in a local jazz band.
Trailblazer in her own right, Regina personifies exquisite fortitude in character. Accordingly, she has gained the support of her community and counterparts alike.
Regina is definitely a focused individual who loves sharing her heart through music. Purposefully, she attends Christian Heritage Church; led by Dr. Richard Ledford, Senior Pastor. Musically, she is mentored by the renowned Evangelist Dorothy Norwood, gospel pioneer.
Credits: Organized the “Highway Safety Chorale.”/ Director of “Anointed for Christ”.
Recordings: First Demo @ CGS Enterprises, West Florida Recording Choir, Victory in Praise Convention, and Highway Safety Chorale.
Groups: United Gospel Network/Friends Choir, A.L.A.R.M Praise and Worship Team, C.H.C Choir.
Professional Collaboration: Richard Smallwood, John P. Kee, and LaShaun Pace.
T.V. Appearances: Christian Television Network, Bobby Jones Gospel
Community Contribution: United Way, American Cancer Society, One Church One Child Organization, Tallahassee Urban League, Gospel Songwriter’s Workshop, “Featured Artist” in TCC Open Mic. Second place winner at the North Florida Fair/ Contemporary Gospel Artist category ‘06.
Scholastic Achievements: Graduate of Tallahassee Community College; Business Major. National Society of Leaders; Phi Theta Kappa member, National Dean’s List ‘05; most recently, the President’s List ’08.
Regina is currently working on her highly anticipated Debut CD Project; scheduled for release in ’08.