Tuesday Paige McDonald Biographical Highlights Tuesday Paige McDonald was born in 1965 to Naomi Fincher & Jacob Paige. By the age of 4, Paige McDonald began her musical career as a soloist. Childhood/Teenage Musical Background · Age 4: Started Attending Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church in Peekskill, New York. · Age 7: Received 1st Solo, "What Child Is This" for Christmas Pageant · Age 8: Joined School Chorus and was given the Female Solo to "I Won't Last A Day Without You" · 6th Grade: Performed Solo at Graduation. · Age 12: Joined the Mount Lebanon Baptist Church Young Adult Choir And Started Touring In Nova Scotia, Canada, South Carolina, North Carolina, Detroit, Michigan, NYC And The Tri-State Area. · 8th Grade: Won Talent Competition. · Age 14: Honored by the Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church for Outstanding Service. · 11th Grade: Received the part as "Church Soloist" in The Peekskill High School Production of Purlie. · Received The Part of "Ruth Younger" in the Peekskill High School Production of A Raisin In The Sun. · 12th Grade: Wrote the lyrics to The Senior Class Song. Adult / Professional · 1979-1983: Sang in The 100 Voice Gospel Community Choir - Peekskill, NY. · 1980s: Sang at the Legendary "Sweetwaters" in New York City. · 1986: Received the Part Of "Mama" In The Off-Broadway Play, Reaching For The Stars - NYC. · 1986: Joined The Gospel Group, Genesis Under The Direction Of Professor Derek A. Roberts. · 1987: Started Professional Background Session Work. · 1987: Started Recording Original Work · 1988: Hired to perform Weekend Vocal Performance Contract Work at Chelseas in NYC. · 1991: Received the Role of "Asaka" In the Musical College Production of Once On This Island S.U.N.Y/ College at Old Westbury. · 1992: Received The Role Of "Antigone" In The College Musical, Gospel At Colonus S.U.N.Y/ College At Old Westbury. · 1993: Opening Act for Mary J. Blige at S.U.N.Y/ College At Old Westbury. · 1994: Sang "National Anthem" at S.U.N.Y/ College At Old Westbury Commencement Ceremony · 1994: Appointed As Director of The Mount Lebanon Youth Choir, The Lebanaires, (Same Choir that Paige McDonald Sang with at the age of 4.) · 1995: Formed The Group, Trinity, With Jeannine Davis And Lesia Suarez. · 1997: Formed The Mervyn L. David Gospel Ensemble · Venue Soloist for J.K. Restaurant's Sunday Brunch. · 2007: Appointed Director Of Music for the Historic Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. Aldophus C. Lacey, Pastor. Awards · 1994: Received The Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award at S.U.N.Y/ College At Old Westbury Commencement Ceremony. Education · 1994: Bachelors Of Art With Honors; S.U.N.Y/ College At Old Westbury · 2007: Masters In Public Administration; Pace University Public - Community · 1998-present: Peekskill Board of Education member · 1999-2001 Peekskill Board Of Education served as Vice President. · 2001- 2004 Peekskill Board of Education served as President. Awards · 1999: Community Service Award from the Peekskill Area N.A.A.C.P. · 2002: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Community Service Award.