Singer-songwriter

From gospel music, singing in her church choir, classical music performed at the Kennedy Center, to headline performance at the Legendary Blues Alley; grand opening performance for the Howard Theatre, Wendy Hicks has blazed an exciting musical career that has spanned more than 25 years.  As an artist, Wendy has created a new musical sound that she calls, “SoulFusion” which is the fusion of R&B, Jazz, Blues, and Soul music.  Her unique style and business savvy makes her a highly sought-after performer.

ENTREPRENEUR

Wendy is President and CEO of Indie Voice, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit to mentor and influence the next generation of artists.  Her vision is to create workshops for songwriting, music production, understanding the business of music, and marketing – lead by music industry experts and celebrity guest artists. Funding will be raised from concert proceeds and sponsorships. Wendy's non-profit will empower youth and equip up-and-coming artists with the tools necessary to release their creative energy! Please visit the www.indievoice.org website and learn more!

tv/radio personality

As the host of the Indie Voice, Wendy has been instrumental in bringing creative solutions, insights, and life inspiration to an international listening and viewing audience. Her unique, jovial style of sharing tips, addressing issues that affect her growing audience, and interviewing industry figures has caused artists to branch out to discover their dreams. Past Indie Voice guests include Spur of the Moment, Grammy-nominated artist Carolyn Malachi, and celebrity vocalist Sylver Logan Sharpe formally of the legendary group Chic.


About Wendy R. Hicks, From Wendy R. Hicks

Learn about Wendy, her projects, her mission, and her motivation in this exclusive video interview!

The Music

Wendy R. Hicks was born into a family whose eclectic love of music exposed her to other music genres, as well as the soul and R&B classics. This is plainly evidenced in Wendy’s unique, “signature” style and allows Wendy to be at ease when performing with the legendary Charlie Hampton Trio or on various soundtracks, recordings and commercial projects.  Currently, she is working on her debut project, ‘A Woman’s Dream’, that shares stories of what women want in regards to relationships with a mate, family, career, life…their source of inspiration and intimate dreams.

The WENDY Project

Wendy's band, The WENDY Project, has performed at the legendary Blues Alley in Washington, D.C. (Georgetown), had a solo performance at the grand opening of the historic Howard Theatre, and has graced various beautiful venues around the DC metropolitan area.  Wendy’s musical philosophy is simple and two-fold: Drop the mic when you leave the stage having given everything to your audience; and “Give voice to your heart’s message in music and it will heal.” Anyone who has experienced Wendy live can attest to that message.   Wendy says, “the stage offers the freedom of vulnerability and when you connect with at least one person, that’s pretty cool!” Wendy Hicks imbues her love for the art whenever she steps to the mic and has earned the unyielding respect and admiration of fans and industry veterans alike. 

Singer Wendy R. Hicks
The WENDY Project Band Members
Wendy Hicks singing at the legendary Blues Alley in Washington D.C.
Wendy Hicks, future Doctor of Business Administration, non-profit Executive Director

The Driven Philanthropist

Wendy is currently finishing one of her biggest milestones to date, the completion of her Doctorate in Business Administration.  She is super passionate about contributing to making a difference for independent artists by researching profitable solutions for marketing and distribution strategies.

She has formed her 501(c)(3) non-profit to mentor and influence the next generation of artists with the direction in which music is going.  Her vision is to develop programs and create workshops for songwriting, music production, understanding the business of music, and marketing – lead by music industry experts and celebrity guest artists.  Funding will be raised from concert proceeds and sponsorships.  Not minimizing or speaking negatively of the current quality of music, Wendy feels it is important if not imperative to play a part in helping to get music back to the positive, inspiring and feel good music that sparks great memories reminiscent of good times!  Music is universal, music is healing and music is powerful.  Now is the time to empower youth and equip up-and-coming artists with the tools necessary to release their creative energy!

The Indie Voice

As the host of the Indie Voice, her online radio show ruling the airwaves Saturday evenings from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Wendy has been instrumental in bringing creative solutions, music insight and life inspiration to an international listening and viewing audience.  Her unique and jovial style of reporting news, issues that affect her growing audience, and tips and techniques for fulfilling dreams, has caused artists to branch out to discover their dreams. 

The show has hosted a range of guest such as: Spur of the Moment, Grammy-nominated artist Carolyn Malachi, celebrity vocalist Sylver Logan Sharpe formally of the legendary group (Chic) and Ayanna Gregory (daughter of Dick Gregory), international sensation from London England (Debra Debs) to name a few, several life coaches, promoters, and music industry managers. The Indie Voice has also hosted a range of guests for on-the-spot interviews including Chico Debarge and Ginuwine.

Tune in every Saturday at 5:00 pm for the best resources for Independent Artists.  Don't miss exclusive interviews and performances along with tips for success.

Wendy Hicks, host of Indie Voice online radio show
Wendy Hicks and Roc Starz on the Indie Voice Show
Wendy and Nia "The Songbird" Simmons on the Indie Voice show