Shelly is a Christy Award winning author of seven books, including Hallie’s Heart; Precious Lord, Take My Hand: Meditations for Caregivers; Ambushed by Grace: Help and Hope on the Caregiving Journey, and The Silent Seduction of Self-Talk. She was also one of three writers for The NIV Stewardship Study Bible. Shelly speaks throughout the nation on a wide range of topics and ministers in the nation’s prisons with Daughters of Destiny prison ministry.
A multi-talented keyboard artist and composer, Phillip Keveren displays a tremendous versatility in both his concert performances and his original works. He composes in a variety of genres, and is widely acclaimed for his piano publications.
Mr. Keveren presents keyboard concerts and publishing workshops in over 50 cities a year. Recent tours have taken him to Australia, Southeast Asia, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Phillip is co-author, major composer and MIDI orchestrator of the internationally acclaimed “Hal Leonard Student Piano Library,” a complete piano method for young students. His unique arrangements are also featured in “The Phillip Keveren Series” from Hal Leonard. A pioneer in the field of MIDI orchestration, Phillip has created software programs for Yamaha Corporation and produced dozens of piano performances for the Yamaha MusicSoft Library. He is in demand as a traditional orchestrator as well. He frequently composes for studio projects in various media, with his orchestral arrangements featured on recent releases by popular recording artists John Tesh, Twila Paris, Bob Carlisle and Larnelle Harris. Mr. Keveren holds a Bachelor of Music in Composition from California State University, Northridge, and a Master of Music in Composition from the University of Southern California.