Musicians

2019 Unity People’s Convention Musicians

 

Daniel Nahmod

Composer of some of the most popular contemporary songs in the Unity movement.

Singer-songwriter and producer Daniel Nahmod (pronounced Nay-mod) is one of the most beloved and successful independent singer-songwriters in the United States today, and recently brought 3,000 people to their feet as keynote performer at the 2018 Parliament of World Religions in Toronto.  He has sold over 110,000 CDs on his own Humanity Music label, and his music has been licensed by American Idol, The Voice, The Super Bowl, Saturday Night Live, The Today Show, and hundreds of cable programs on over 25 networks. 
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Faith Rivera

From the sunny shores of Hawaii, Emmy award-winning singer/songwriter, Faith Rivera, opens hearts & transforms lives around the globe through the power of music.  Fans say her inspiring songs are like having your best friend, who knows your biggest dreams & your biggest struggles, sing the perfect message right to you. “Extraordinary vocals and contagious songs” writes Grammy-winner & sound healer, Barry Goldstein about her uplifting music heard on TV shows like Hawaii 5-O and ER.  As a multiple Posi Award winner, she’s been featured at the Hollywood Bowl to the House of Blues to stages around world from Tokyo to Rome presenting unique interactive Keynote Concerts where audiences of all ages are engaged & energized through upbeat messages, music and dance!  Most recently, she’s seen in the movie “As a Man Thinketh” with Michael Beckwith, Joe Vitale, and others. 
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Sue Riley

Sue believes in the power of music to touch hearts and heal lives, and she loves to share her passion for music through a wide variety of means.

Sue is one of the founders of Empower Music and Arts, which is dedicated to “Changing the World, One Song at a Time.”  emPower Music & Arts provides thousands of songs, sheet music, songbooks, music licensing and consulting to our churches and is re-establishing regional music ministry conferences around the country. They have brought over 300 PosiPalooza concerts to our churches around the U.S. and Canada.
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Richard Mekdeci

Richard Mekdeci is a newly ordained Unity Minister whose life has been all about service to the Unity movement since 1986 when he became Minister of Music at First Church Unity in Nashville, TN under Rev. Jimmie Scott.

Richard is Co-Founder of Empower Music & Arts, which provides thousands of songs, sheet music, songbooks, music licensing and consulting to our churches and is re-establishing regional music ministry conferences around the country and has brought over 300 PosiPalooza concerts to our churches around the U.S. and Canada.
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