Singing In My Own Key: A Vocalist's Triumph Over Stroke

Singing In My Own Key: A Vocalist's Triumph Over Stroke

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Overview

At forty-two years old, Valerie Giglio was heading for an even brighter future as both a successful lawyer and professional vocalist with two CDs to her name, when out of nowhere, she suffered a brain stem stroke that ravaged her life and caused her world to spin out of control. Completely paralyzed on one side, confined to a wheelchair, her singing voice stolen from her at the height of her career, Valerie was devastated. But with fierce determination and fortitude, and the support of her loving family and a wonderful healthcare team, Valerie faced down every setback and obstacle in her path. Overcoming paralysis and regaining her singing voice, she returned to the stage just one year later. The story of this woman’s miraculous journey allows you to travel with Valerie on her path to an extraordinary recovery. Singing In My Own Key is a story of hope and faith that will leave you deeply inspired.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780997307801
Publisher: Forza Press
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Valerie L. Giglio is a Boston area singer, recording artist, and lawyer. Her musical styling is a mixture of pop, soul, and retro jazz and she has released two CD's since 2009. After suffering a devastating stroke in 2014 at the age of forty-two, she wrote and published the memoir "Singing In My Own Key: A Vocalist's Triumph Over Stroke", the story of her miraculous journey to overcoming paralysis, regaining her singing voice, and returning to the stage just one year later. It is a story of hope and faith that will leave you deeply inspired. Valerie holds a B.S. from Salem State University and a J.D. from New England School of Law. She is a member of The Recording Academy and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). She lives with her husband in suburban Boston, Massachusetts, owns an independent record label, and is also the founding partner of Giglio and Samson, Attorneys at Law. To learn more about Valerie, visit www.valeriegiglio.com.

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