Parish Mission

Blessed with an extraordinary voice, ValLimar Jansen is a highly regarded singer, cantor and recording artist.  She is also a college professor, a leader of worship and prayer and a workshop presenter at conferences across the United States.  Known especially for her work with gospel, contemporary Christian and gospel-jazz styles, she sings a wide range of music, including spiritual and traditional, organ-based choral music.  In 2005 she released her first solo collection, You Gotta Move.  Other recent projects include her stirring, gospel-style rendition of Jaime Cortez's classic "Rain Down" on the Live It! two - CD compilation; and lead and background vocals on Clothed in Love, Tom Kendzia's collection of spiritual and gospel-style music for the liturgy.  ValLimar composes all her music with the help of her husband, Frank.  They live in California and have three children.