Fratena (Tena) Dawson

Fratena (Tena) Dawson


I believe in Inspiring You to excel in music or whatever you love to do!

Trained as a classical pianist at the age of 6

First composed music at age of 14 years

Performed in numerous recitals from age 9-16 years old

Singer/Songwriter/composer age 20

Compose music on Software Logic Pro X, Midi, DAW

Song of the Year VH-1 Calm Anxiety 2006

Song of the Year Honorable Mention VH-1 2011, 2013, 2016

Released CD Exalt Him on iTunes

Reverbnation #1 in Christian/Gospel #1 Composer and Singer/Songwriter

Piano teacher 1979-1985

Worship Leader City Light Church Chico, CA (Presently)

Worship Leader Aglow International & Lighthouse Paradise, CA

Worship Leader for Church of The Harvest-Stockton

International House of Prayer Chico, CA

Worship Leader for Faith Tabernacle Church

Guest Worship Leader for Neighborhood Church Women of Worth

Music Director for Cornerstone Church Red Bluff, CA

Worship Leader for Harvest Christian Church, Corning CA


Rock House, Yankee Hill

Silver Dollar Fair Chico, CA

Thursday Night Market Chico, CA

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Vallejo, CA

Sonrise Festival Redding, CA

Unity Day Festival Oroville, CA

Tackle Box Chico, CA

Education: California University of Los Angeles Music Major