Tammy’s Biography:
Tammy Sorenson  is a Psalmist/Teacher/Prophet (Romans 12:4-8), a special ops Kingdom force, sharing her portion of Holy Spirit light and her key of music as a vessel to awaken, release, and activate freedom and restoration through the blood atonement of Jesus Christ to those caught in bondage (Isaiah 61). “Here I am, send me” (Isaiah 6:8).

Tammy Sorenson of Sound Expressions, The Arts Expressed, and formerly Jaran Family Ministries has been involved in music since elementary school. She has a B.A. in Piano Performance, a B.S. in Vocal Music Education, an M.A. in Music Education, a Doctorate in Practical Theology, is licensed and ordained by the Fellowship of Christian Assemblies, is a Certified Sound Healing Therapist and Certified VoiceBio Sound Therapist, a Certified Essential Oils Coach, and a Life Coach. Jaran Family Ministries ministered at family camps, conferences, seminars, prayer and worship gatherings, and women’s retreats. Sorenson has been involved in local church leadership, beginning in worship ministry leadership at age eleven, and serving the last 36 years with her husband, Kevan. She taught in the public school as a music educator for nearly 10 years, in private music instruction for 36 years, and as a home educator of their six children for 20 plus years. The Sorenson’s have three biological children, Jaran (27), twins Jessa and Jadan (24), and three adopted children from Guatemala, Jenna, (25), Jocilyn (23), and Josiah (20), all of who have ministered with the family in various areas of gifting’s over the past 20 plus years. Tammy has also served in children’s and family ministry leadership 27 years and House of Prayer ministry 15 years. She is a pianist, singer, psalmist, sound healing therapist, songwriter, teacher, speaker, and author.

Sorenson’s newest and best yet Sound & Healing Therapy CD release, coming September 2017, Fragrant Expressions, is her twelfth sound & healing therapy CD release and incorporates Essential Oil frequencies into the project (*see CD NOTES for details pertaining to Sound & Healing therapy specifics and benefits).  Sorenson’s latest video release, The Children’s Heart Cry…Teach Me, was released on YouTube in August 2017, and will follow with a children’s book release, and a comprehensive parent/teacher curriculum manual coming Fall 2017.

HEALING EXPRESSIONS, released in October 2016, is her eleventh sound & healing therapy CD release (*see CD NOTES for details pertaining to Sound & Healing therapy specifics and benefits.) July 2016, SOUND EXPRESSIONS VOL. 2, is her second compilation sound & healing therapy CD collection and include her very best and favorite Spirit led keyboard and piano pieces from her first seven Sound & Healing Therapy albums: Alignment, Waves, Into Me See, Behold, Salt & Light, Waterfalls, and Joy Overflowing. (*see CD Notes for details pertaining to each album’s Sound & Healing Therapy specifics and benefits.). May 2016, SOUND EXPRESSIONS VOL. 1, is her first compilation sound & healing therapy CD collection and includes her very best and favorite Spirit led spontaneously recorded instrumental strings and pad sounds from her first seven Sound & Healing Therapy albums: Alignment, Waves, Into Me See, Behold, Salt & Light, Waterfalls, and Joy Overflowing. (*see CD Notes for details pertaining to each album’s Sound & Healing therapy specifics and benefits.) KEY EXPRESSIONS, April 2016, is her eighth Sound Expressions Sound & Healing therapy release (*see CD NOTES for details pertaining to Sound & Healing therapy specifics and benefits.) JOY OVERFLOWING, November 2015, is her seventh Sound Expressions Sound & Healing Therapy release (*see CD Notes for details pertaining to Sound & Healing therapy specifics and benefits). WATERFALLS, August 2015, is her sixth Sound Expressions Sound & Healing Therapy release (*see CD Notes for details pertaining to Sound Healing specifics and benefits). Her new book release, June 2015, Was I Not Listening OR Did Someone Not Tell Me? – The Journey of a Psalmist, contains her fifth Sound & Healing Therapy CD Release, Salt & Light (*see CD Notes for details pertaining to Sound Healing specifics and benefits). Was I Not Listening OR Did Someone Not Tell Me? is available at www.soundexpressions.net, www.TheArtsExpressed.com, Amazon, and Kindle, as are the Sound & Healing Therapy CDs under her website Product pages, iTunes, CD Baby, and wherever digital distribution is available. Sorenson’s previous CD recording and book projects include:

FRAGANT EXPRESSIONS (*CD Notes) Coming September 2017
HEALING EXPRESSIONS (*CD Notes)
SOUND EXPRESSIONS VOL. 2
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SOUND EXPRESSIONS VOL. 1
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KEY EXPRESSIONS
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JOY OVERFLOWING
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WATERFALLS
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SALT & LIGHT
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BEHOLD (*CD Notes)
INTO ME SEE (*CD Notes)
WAVES (*CD Notes)
ALIGNMENT (*CD Notes)
A Spontaneous Christmas Keyboard Collection (*CD Notes)
Free to Be His Glory (*CD Notes)
Grace for the Journey (*CD Notes: a collection of the best from each of her previous CD’s)
The Journey: Hebrew Songs for Intercessory Piano (*CD Notes: instrumental intercession utilizing software that converts the Hebrew to musical notation, and under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit adding harmonies, rhythms, and form to transform the spoken Word into a musical word)
No More Orphans! Intercessory Piano CD and Companion Book (*Spontaneous Instrumental Intercession on Behalf of Every At-Risk Child Throughout the World: Born and Unborn)
Spontaneous Expressions (*CD Notes: A Spontaneous Prophetic Instrumental Jaran Family Ministries CD, Unrehearsed and Created During Recording – Includes Scripture, Prayer, and One Original Worship Song with Vocals)
How Did We Get To Here – and how do we get to where we need to be? (Original Book, Art and Song)
The Little Ugly House (A Children’s Story about Learning to Shine from Within, co-authored with Jocilyn Sorenson)
Hidden Treasure, Kingdom Jewels and ME! (A Children’s Story of Discovering the Treasure of Christ Within)
I Am A Good Idea! (A Children’s Story: I Have a Gift in Me and I Carry GIfts the World Needs)
The Journey of Adoption (Our Family’s Guatemala Adoption Journey, co-authored by Kevan, Jenna, Jocilyn, and Josiah Sorenson)
No More Orphans (I Am A Good Idea!, I Have a Gift Within Me, I Carry Gifts the World Needs Manual for Parents and Educators)
Worship is for Kids (A Practical Approach to Leading Children in a Lifestyle of Passionate Worship)
The New Testament: a View from the Mountain (A Curriculum for Kids)
The Parables (A Collection of Original Scripture Songs)
We Belong to Christ (First Recording of Original Songs)
And the Moral of the Story Is… (A Collection of Original Songs to Accompany Classic Children’s Stories)
A Study of the Gifted and Talented and its Application to Music Education in the Primary Grades (Includes a Measurement for Musical Talent for Preschoolers – Grade 3)

Free to Be His Glory, September 2012, is dedicated to the memory of Lucy Reithmiller of Deborah Company Midwest, and a percentage of each of the CD proceeds will be sown into autism research/education.

For details and products available from Sound Expressions or The Arts Expressed, please visit: www.soundexpressions.net, www.TheArtsExpressed.com, tammysorenson.com, iTunes, CD Baby, or The Arts Expressed Facebook Music Store.

Kevan’s Biography: B.A. Music Performance/B.S. Finance, Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN; 32 years in business; licensed teacher and preacher; family and children’s ministry 16 years; keyboardist, guitarist, bass guitarist, sound specialist, arranger, recording and production for the family ministry. Kevan plays a supportive role in working with various aspects of gear, equipment, sound, & rehearsal/gig transport.

The Sorensons biological children, Jaran (age 25), Jessa (age 22), and Jadan (age 22) were active in the family music and children’s ministries for nearly fourteen years.

Jaran is an independent musician who’s initial networking began in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He began playing violin at the age of three, and moved onto piano at the age of five, drums at age nine, and guitar and bass in his early teens. He graduated from Hennepin Technical College with an A.A.S. degree in Audio Production at age 18. Jaran’s first gig as a drummer was with his family’s band, called Jaran Family Ministries, with whom he traveled the Midwest playing conferences, services, camps and church events for over ten years. He began playing recording sessions at the age of 15, playing on Nashville song pitches, and later moved onto jingles, demos and albums. After graduating Hennepin Technical College, he began independently producing and engineering records for local bands and singer songwriters. As part of his production, he played all the instruments (drums, bass, guitar, keyboards, and programming) on several of the recordings. Jaran has been the drummer for many churches throughout Minnesota and the Twin Cities area. He was the main drummer for Substance Church, one of the fastest growing churches in America, and was also the head drum technician. He was also the first-call drummer for the Fifth Service Band at Living Word Christian Center. Jaran was a touring member of the band, Hyland, also appearing as an engineer on their full length album and in all of their music videos. Jaran currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife Stephanie, pursuing his love and passion for drumming and the music industry. Stephanie is a professional photographer & graphic designer (see https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stephanie-Sorenson-Photography/266406806750036?fref=ts).

Jadan is an acoustic, electric and bass guitarist, songwriter, artist, and holds an A.A.S degree in Graphic Design: Creative Emphasis, specializing in print media & brand identity. He currently networks both graphic design & music in the Twin Cities. Jadan began studying mandolin, piano and bass guitar at age five, and guitar at age nine. He studied guitar at McPhail Center for Music. Minneapolis, MN. Jadan began playing guitar and bass with the Sorenson’s family music ministry in 1999. Since moving to the Twin Cities area in 2005, he has served on several church worship teams, including Living Waters Church, Substance Church, & Evangelist Crusaders Church. He has played with Paris Bennett (American Idol), Cameron Wright, High Praise Choir with David Hurst, and performed with various artists from Soullections, Darnell Davis and the Remnant, the gospel group God’s Will, and Corer Cotton of Sounds of Blackness. Jadan has played with Kelli Rae & Sole Remedy, WASETI (We Are Strong Enough To Inspire with Sam Reeves), the Nick Riley Band, the Chirch Crooner, and is currently a musician for Living Word Christian Center 5th Service & Main Service Worship Ministries.

Jessa is a vocalist, dancer, keyboards, and holds an A.A.S in Professional Photography. Jessa Lyn Photography specializes in art photography for marketing, musicians and photography for engagements, weddings and graduations. She has been featured on the CD releases of Kelli Rae & Sole Remedy and Cameron Wright, both from the Twin Cities. Jessa was a Top 8 Finalist in Spirit 92.9 Opening Act Competition, and has served in worship ministries at Living Waters Church, Living Word Christian Center Driven Youth Group, and Substance Church in the Twin Cities. She has been a vocalist with Kelli Rae & Sole Remedy, WASETI (We Are Strong Enough To Inspire with Sam Reeves), Soullections, and is networking both her photography & music in the Twin Cities.

The Sorenson’s adopted children, Jenna (age 22), Jocilyn (age 20), and Josiah (age 18), have had an integral part of the five-fold family ministry (prayer, art, evangelism and ministry), and assisting with functional details since 2002. The siblings were born in Guatemala City, Guatemala. C.A.. Upon being abandoned by their birth parents at the ages of five, three & nine months, the children were placed in an orphanage. After four years in the orphanage, both were adopted by the Sorenson family and home educated. Both Jenna and Jocilyn have Child Development A.A.S. and A.S. degrees, and are employed as Early Childhood instructors. Jenna is gifted in art, creative writing, and called to missions. Jocilyn is gifted in lyrical worship dance, song writing, and videography. Josiah is home educated and serves in the gift of helps dimension of The Arts Expressed.