Avery*Sunshine is a native of Chester, Pennsylvania, USA, where she nurtured a natural talent by singing in church and leading and directing choirs. A former member of the renowned Wilmington/Chester Mass Choir, she honed her vocal instrument and sharpened her ability to play piano in her hometown, then headed south to Atlanta, Georgia, where she attended the Spelman College. Making her mark on the Atlanta-soul music scene, she and her Spelman sister, Broadway talent Maia Wilson, teamed up to form the singing duo DaisyRew; and later Avery lent her voice to the soundtrack for Paramount Pictures, THE FIGHTING TEMPTATIONS. In 2005, she was hired as lead keyboardist for Tyler and in 2007 she was sought out by vocal great Jennifer Holiday to be choral director for the theatrical production of DREAMGIRLS during the National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta. Avery*Sunshine recently made history with daily performances at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado, and four private events during the 2009 Inauguration of President Barack Obama.