Talented Charissa Mrowka, age 13, singer/songwriter/recording artist, has a dream of becoming a famous Country/Pop Star someday. She has worked on several projects with Michael Yerke, talent buyer of LIVE NATION and President of "House of Blues." Charissa is was selected to be featured on a Nashville television show, "Nashville Spotlight"on Oct. 10, 2009 and is scheduled to appear again in 2010! Charissa has been hailed to be the next Taylor Swift as aired on her debut on US99.5 FM radio and by other notable people in the music industry. In pursuit of fulfilling her dream, she studies guitar and percussion, and is heavily active in school band, Jazz Band, choir, drama, song writing and airs daily on multiple radio stations and still manages to stay on the High Honor Roll at school. She completed her first professional music video to an original song titled, “Come On Now” at age 12 in November 2008 which can be viewed on www.youtube.com/charissaonline and soon to be working on 2010 video.
Charissa has been performing all around Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio and Nashville since age 7 and with her own band, “Charissa & The Auburn Sky” since age 10. She has accomplished so much over the years. Some of her most memorable experiences are having been selected to be the opening act for Disney's, Mitchel Musso at the House of Blues in Chicago, IL and opening act for Honor Society and KSM Band at the House Of Blues in Cleveland, OH, 2009, opening for and or sharing the stage with Country Superstars, Billy Currington 2004, performed 5 shows side stage with, Trick Pony and Confederate Railroad 2005, opened for Lonestar 2006, opened for Jo Dee Messina 2007 and shared the stage with the Oak Ridge Boys and Danielle Peck 2007, Gretchen Wilson, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kellie Pickler, Bucky Covington and Joe Diffie 2008 and with LeAnn Rimes, Pat Green, Chuck Wicks and Carolina Rain and opened for Rodney Atkins 2009. On March 6, 2010, Charissa & Auburn Sky Band entered and won the Star Spangled Battle of the Bands in Richland, WI and are excited to announce that they will be opening for Phil Vassar, Neal McCoy, & Heidi Newfield in 2010.
Charissa has performed in Music City, Nashville at the world famous "Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, "Legends Corner," "The Nashville Palace," and even got to sing on the Grand Ole Opry stage during a tour in 2009! In 2007 she performed at "Lonnie's Western Room" and at "Wanna B's" in Music City, Nashville, TN and she is proud that she was given the honor of having her photo hung on the "Wall of Fame" at "Wanna B's" with all the country stars. In 2005 she entered and won the first place title against all adults in a singing contest at Country Thunder USA in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin and had the thrill of performing on the Main Stage right before ZZ Tops. In 2006 she was selected to shoot an advertisement commercial singing at Country Thunder USA, and was asked to be a guest performer in four shows with the Michael Scott Band on the Jack Daniel's Stage.
In 2007 Charissa entered the largest, nationwide country music talent search contest "COLGATE COUNTRY SHOWDOWN” and was named the WISCONSIN STATE CHAMPION at the Wisconsin State Fair setting several new records as the first child to win State Champion; and first time ever, Unanimous Judges vote! Also 2010 winners of the Star Spangled and Rock The Ark Battle of the Bands contests!
Charissa was selected by Lisa Dent and Ramblin Ray of US99.5 FM Radio to have her debut and AIR LIVE as the featured celebrity artist on their special morning show, “THE DINER TOUR” on June 26, 2008! Charissa is proud that her original songs, "Come On Now" and "You See Me", have aired on FM 106.1 country radio on May 31, 09 and has also aired on numerous radio stations over the years and has been a regular guest and her music can be heard airing daily in Wisconsin on WISS 97.3, and in Illinois on 88.5 FM radio
Besides performing with her country band, Charissa also is hired for her popular "Hannah Montana Tribute Show" and she has been signed to a two year contract for monthly shows at "Keylime Cove Water Resort."
Charissa’s passion is to perform and she plans on making her music a lifelong career! To book, "Charissa and the Auburn Sky Band," or “Charissa” as a soloist with tracks for her "Hannah Montana Tribute Show," Contact: Nick Hill Midwest Entertainers, Inc. at 847-628-2763
- Heads Carolina Charissa at Age 10yrs.