Sharon Dennis and Doris Au MacDonald of The Braeded Chord have one mission: to make music and faith music in particular accessible to all! With that, they write, perform, teach, and lead worship and train others to do the same. They write using multiple genres for an intergenerational audience and attempt to reach as many as possible with their music and message.
The Braeded Chord, Burke Lake, VA (Photo: Aaro Keipo, Aarography)
What's New This Month:
We're back at the Fairfax Funky Flea this Saturday, July 30 at 11am. We'll be surrounded by cool, funky flea market finds and sandwiched between some really great local musicians. Come and find us-- while we can't promise to bring the funk, we WILL bring the party! Location: 10455 Armstrong St. Fairfax, VA 22031
Fanmail and Kudos for "The Sky's Still Above," our latest CD: "YES YES YES!!!!! Well deserved recognition. Your new CD is inspirational and the stories you weave are so very poignant." -- JVW, VA"M... and I think you are wonderful, and have been encouraging people with your music for oh so very many years; God bless you always in ALL that you do in your music ministry and personal lives." --VS, TX "Currently relaxing while listening to my friends The Braeded Chord 7th album "The Sky's Still Above"..."The Music Still Remains", "Gimme a Sign" and "Another Winter in Beirut" are a few of my favs...Thank you, Doris MacDonald and Sharon Dennis for creating music for the soul, and congratulations on your The Wammie Awards Best Gospel/Inspirational Album nomination!" -- AB, VA
"... your original songs... display your creative and expressive essence. Your narration between songs helps to set up the mood effectively as few musicians do... reveal (ing) how or why you wrote a particular song, but more than that, how strong your values are despite the hardships of life. You spread both good music and good will wherever you perform..." ---Ron Goad, Vice President, FOCUS Music Board Member, Songwriters Association of Washington
"... the music style of The Braeded Chord is very upbeat and yet touches the heart of the listener. There is a positive sense of God's presence in their faith journey, expressed in their music... (which is) a great mix of the light and the serious and the spiritual..." ---Jack T. Howard, Senior Minister, Tabernacle Church UMC, Cape May NJ