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Dennis King

Dennis King

Son of Dov

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Dennis's work combines: Music, Education, and Being Creative

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Day In The Life

Independent singer/songwriter

I work on making connections through song craft

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    History, General

    Quinnipiac University

  • Graduate Degree

    Special Education and Teaching, General

    Walden University

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Musicians & Singers:

High School

Bachelor's Degree: Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    Wasn't a great student, a very poor reader.

  • 2.

    Traded in my trumpet for a guitar, where I taught myself how to play.

  • 3.

    Started playing an instrument to help out with dyslexia.

  • 4.

    Having a wonderful and supportive family.

  • 5.

    Accepted to college and graduated.

  • 6.

    Then I became free from outside influences and began writing music for myself, a healing experience.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Myself:

    I'm not talented enough to do that.

  • How I responded:

    Finding your style and embracing it is important. It's the journey and process, which is molding you into an artist. Maintaining an emotional connection is most important and will help weed out those moments of self-doubt. If it's genuine and real, it will connect with someone else, not everybody but that's OK.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • I was a terrible reader or non-reader as I struggled with a form of dyslexia. I compensated for it most of my life by being creative and looking at things differently. I still labor over specific tasks, such as this profile but find it rewarding.