Nancy's Bio Page
Experience the healing power of music.
You will feel many emotions...through
her music, Nancy focuses on how God can help you with any spiritual needs you
Nancy's style of music is popular, merging her vocal, guitar, piano, and
songwriting talents into her music ministry. With an emphasis on audience
also includes praise and worship melodies, as well as traditional and favorite
hymns. Her concerts appeal to all ages.
Nancy's interest in music began in her church, when as a youngster, she wrote
and performed her original songs for worship services. With her unique
talents vocally and instrumentally, she pursued a career in music, graduating
from college, and continuing her studies in New York and Rome, Italy. Her
performance credits took her to many places, such as, the Rome Opera and Music
Festival, Italy, Carnegie Recital Hall, Lincoln Center, Off-Broadway, St. John
The Divine, New York, St. Paul's Chapel, New York, Count Basie Theatre, NJ,
and The Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove, NJ.
Nancy experienced a spiritual turning point in her life when she attended a
Christian Artist Conference at the CBN/700 Club in Virginia. She felt
inspired to use her musical gifts for the glory of God, and use her training
and experience for the church.
Soon afterward, she recorded her own original contemporary Christian CD,
entitled, "Open Heart." When she returned to the CBN event, her song, "Step
Into The Light" won recognition by recording professionals from top record
labels, such as Word and Sparrow.
Nancy has performed onstage with renowned Christian artists, such as Twila
Paris and Larnelle Harris, in selections from the"Young New Messiah" at Estes
Park, Colorado, conducted by Ralph Carmichael. She has also performed at the
Summer Winds Crusade, along with noted artists, Crystal Lewis and The Kry, in
Ocean Grove, NJ. Nancy was one of ten finalist winners in the Spotlight and
Song Competition, sponsored by The Gospel Music Association and the
Philadelphia Academy of Gospel Music Arts. In the summer of 1996, she
performed for the historical Jerusalem 3000 Gospel Music Celebration in
Israel. Performances were held in spectacular sights, such as, The Second
Century Citadel of David, the 8000 Seat OutdoorSultan's Pool Amphitheater,
and the Amphitheater at Caesarea. Nancy
sang onstage with top Christian artists, such as, Sandi Patty, Wayne Watson,
Kathy Troccoli, Steve Green, and Phil Driscoll.
Nancy tours nationally and internationally, traveling to churches of all
denominations and non-denominations. Nancy's music ministry is a reflection
of her own personal spiritual journey. She is dedicated to reaching churched
and unchurched audiences, as well as our young people.
Nancy is the Music Director and Worship Leader at her
local church, King of Kings Lutheran Church, in Middletown, NJ, where she
sings, plays guitar and piano, and leads the Praise Team and Band, and
For booking information, contact Nancy Scharff Ministries at 732-671-3314.