In 2000, she sang at the University of Minnesota Duluth in University Singers and both vocal jazz groups; Chill Factor and Lake Effect. After 3 years of participating in the music groups, she redirected her focus on her own music. She started performing her original music at local coffee shops and bars; often solo and with other musicians. After five years of writing and performing, she recorded her 1st album. Tangled Directions was released in May of 2009. It contains 10 original songs inspired by a variety of experiences from living across seas to a summer day in her hometown.
The release of her 1st CD opened up many doors for Charity's music. She started performing bi-weekly around Minnesota and Wisconsin. She took part in many small music festivals, performed at a variety of larger venues, had several articles and reviews written about her success, and finished in the top 10 for the Midwest Lilith Fair Contest. In 2010, Charity performed live on "The Playlist" on PBS and sang the National Anthem at the Minnesota State DFL convention. This year she finished in 4th place on ourstage.com for up and coming artists to watch. Denver-music.com also picked Tangled Directions for "Song of the Day" this past March. She has now had concerts in Colorado, California, throughout the midwest, and is continuing to pursue her musical career.
Charity just released her 2nd album, "A New Beginning" in June of 2011 with the help of the Summit Hill Band! She looks forward to sharing new music with you and hopes to see you out at one of her shows. You may catch Charity performing alone or with the band. Make sure to check the show listing on the website to follow upcoming events. just released her 2nd album, "A New Beginning" which is available on itunes, CD Baby.com, and The Electric Fetus in Minnesota. Check her website atwww.charityhuot.com for upcoming shows!