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Help Thena Make Her Album!

[dropcap]* Give to Thena's gofundme Project *[/dropcap] [line] Hello friends, far and wide! It's been awhile since I've released new music, but somehow, here I am again, with new songs to sha [...]

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Thena Shoots Music Video For “Man Of Sorrows”

This fall we shot the music video for my song "Man Of Sorrows," in collaboration with the amazing humans at Fallen Leaf Films. Our first location was Bodie - an old California gold rush town, and it [...]

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Thena Wins Be Still Media Competition

It goes without saying that 2020 has been a year like no other. After I released my song "America," a friend reached out to me to suggest I enter the Be Still Media Competition. She figured the prize [...]

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Tennessee Performances

In September of  2018, Thena was thrilled to perform in 2 very special concerts in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The first was a celebration of the music ministry of James Ward, and the second was a concer [...]

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The Beams Album

Thena and Ted's long-awaited collaboration The Beams - Something Of Tomorrow is finally here! To check out the album, click HERE. Thanks again to all our amazing fans and Kickstarter supporters - we c [...]

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The Beams Music to Benefit Red Cross Japan

Thena and Ted are thrilled to have their song "California" as the starting tune of on the newly released "One Heart Japan Vol.6 SONGS FROM L.A." All proceeds from the album will be donated to the Red [...]

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Thena’s Songwriting Featured on Sony MP3 Player

The song "Fall," co-written by Thena and the very talented Japanese singer-songwriter Mayu Wakisaka, is now the featured free-download on Sony's MP3 player in Japan.  We are thrilled that folks who p [...]

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Thena a finalist in International Songwriting Competition

Thena's song "Man Of Sorrows" was a finalist in ISC, the largest songwriting competition in the world, in the Fall of 2012. Her song was selected out of 16,000 entries in the gospel/christian category [...]

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Thena a finalist in FQ Worship Songwriting Event

We are thrilled to announce that Thena's song "Not By Might" is a finalist in the FQ Worship Songwriting Event. The contest is a Chris Tomlin project, whose goal is to find great worship songs and ge [...]

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Man Of Sorrows to Air on 90+ Stations Worldwide

We are thrilled to announce that Thena's song Man Of Sorrows will be airing on Lifetalk.net on Sunday, April 15, at 8:00 p.m. Pacific Time! The show can be listened to via live streaming online at w [...]

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The Beams Kickstarter Campaign: Successfully Funded

Ted and I want to send a huge THANK YOU to everyone who backed the Kickstarter Campaign for our new album Something of Tomorrow. The project was successfully funded, and not only reached, but exceede [...]

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Thena Plays House Of Blues

Thanks again to everyone who came out to our show at the legendary House Of Blues! There were about 300 of you, and we wanted to say a big THANK YOU for coming out! Also, a thank you to our friend Nik [...]

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THENA’S SONGWRITING FEATURED IN JAPANESE CAFE CHAIN

September 2011 Two songs Thena co-wrote with the very talented artist Mayu Wakasaki have been selected as featured free-download songs through Afternoon Tea, one of the largest cafe chains in Japan. Y [...]

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Thena Hosts Michael Busbee, Hit Songwriter


August 2011 For the Spring quarter at the Los Angeles College of Music, Thena was thrilled to be able to host a clinic for the students, with her colleague and friend Mike Busbee. Having written for [...]

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“Crooked Road” Back By Popular Demand!


July 2011 Thena and Ted are proud to announce that the play "Crooked Road," which they composed the songs for, is back in the theatre for a second run by popular demand. Thank you to everyone who [...]

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Thena to Head Up LACM Songwriting Program


April 2011 We are thrilled to announce that Thena has been asked to head up the very exciting, expanding Los Angeles College of Music's Singer-Songwriter Program. Teaching Songwriting is Thena’s p [...]

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Thena Brings Paul Zollo to LACM

May 2010 Thena is pleased to announce that Paul Zollo, author of the cherished book "Songwriters on Songwriting," as well as "Conversations With Tom Petty," will be teaching songwriting classes in the [...]

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Thena & Ted Beam Write Songs For New Play “Crooked Road”


January 2011
 Thena and Ted are very excited to announce their latest project! Streetlamp Studio has asked them to compose the songs for the upcoming world premier of "Crooked Road," an adaptatio [...]

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Thena Sings With Rachelle Ferrell at LACM Clinic

July 2010 At a clinic held recently at the Los Angeles College of Music, Thena had the awesome opportunity of improvising with phenomenal singer, Rachelle Ferrell. A beautiful moment was created as t [...]

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Thena On The Radio


May 2009
 102.3 WGOW, the main f.m. talk radio station in Chattanooga Tennessee has been airing Thena's songs... Thanks, Jeff Styles!

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New Band Members


February 2009 
Thena is proud to announce 2 new additions to her band: Steve Gregory and Corrie Covell. Steve, an amazing guitarist, brings sensitivity and genius to Thena's music, and has played w [...]

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