Sunnie is equipped with an Associate of Arts degree in Recording Engineering from American River College and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from California State University, Sacramento. Sunnie graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2013.
As a classically trained musician, Sunnie has a deep understanding for harmony and rhythm. She is not only able to easily pick up a pre-written harmony, but is also capable of writing intricate harmonies on the fly.
Sunnie values diversity and adventurousness in songwriting. She understands the importance of differentiating a song in order to gain exposure and/or recognition. Sunnie also understands the basic bullet points a song needs to become a hit.
Sunnie spent several years as a lead vocalist for Northern California's most active and prestigious entertainment band, Hip Service. She has educated vocalists from all over the country through private vocal lessons and currently teaches online and in the Nashville area. Sunnie is a seasoned session vocalist and recording engineer and has provided toplines for producers and composers worldwide.
In 2017 Sunnie apprenticed under 2X Grammy winning LA-based production team, The Stereotypes (Bruno Mars, Miguel, Fifth Harmony). She is currently working in Nashville as a writer and session vocalist and sharing her knowledge with other musicians through private lessons.