Born in Miami Florida, Veronica has been classically trained in guitar since she was in her early teens. Veronica first picked up guitar at the tender age of five when her father began teaching her. She has performed as a solo artist for many years at church and school. She moved to Nashville, TN in 1994 and attended Belmont University where she continued her musical training. In January of '99 she met Joe Paris in Nashville and the two began a musical courtship that continues today. Veronica's past recordings include: 5 song EP engineered and produced by Steve Antonelli at Calvin Road Studios in Nashville. Full length album 'ReachingYou' recorded with her band. Engineered and produced by Marc Killian at Fat Cat Sound in Wilmington, NC Veronica defines herself as a performing songwriter. 'I suffer through all aspects of the life of a song. From it's birth to it's presentation to the world. It needs to be moving me through all those stages.' Veronica is currently working on some new material and performing with Joe as a duo. Vee's successes include: -tied 2nd for 2005 Wammie (Wilmington Area Music Award) for best original rock band -4 song EP in rotation at WBZB in Chapel Hill - radio rotation of debut album 'Reaching You' on Surf 107.5 and Rock 104.5, (Wilmington, NC) -in studio appearances on Surf 107.5, Rock 104.5 and WBZB -Budweiser's artist of the month in The Beat Magazine (Wilmington) -televised performances on WECT News Channel 6 -musical guests on Wilmington's talk/variety show 'Let's Find Out' -featured in: Rockmetalbands.com, Outrider Magazine, Chorus and Verse, Encore Publication, Score Music Magazine, Musicorner.com, Allareaaccess.net.