Biography - Trish Stenzl
Trish is an award-winning songwriter, worship leader and recording artist. She first became musically involved outside of the home during her teen years at a local campground and remembers swallowing many a mosquito while singing around the campfire.
Trish has ministered in various places such as coffee houses, camps, festivals, theme parks, and churches. She has worked in ministry at a counselling/teaching centre as a worship leader, prayer counsellor, and administrator. Working in a counselling ministry was one of the most fulfilling times of her life as she saw over and over again the grace and power of God heal and transform lives. She longs to see individuals healed and walking in their destiny.
As well as being a worship leader in local church settings for more than two decades, she has had the privilege of leading worship at various conferences for national as well as international leaders. She enjoys teaching spontaneous singing in small group settings. She has been a key player in assisting worship initiatives within her city as well as leading worship at City Hall for many years.
She has two previous album releases, “All Worthwhile” and “Take a Risk”, consisting entirely of material that she has composed. Her single, “Rest in My Love”, has found a place in many hearts within the secular audience. Trish has won various awards including CGMA covenant award winner of #1 original song on two occasions (ethnic/cultural category), for You Are Somebody and God is For You (1986 and 1988). She also won best album design for her project “Take A Risk”. She has been nominated as best soloist on four occasions by the CGMA and the AGMM. (Canadian Gospel Music Association and the Association of Gospel Music Ministries – Golden Note Awards – 1980’s). Trish wrote an instrumental soundtrack and song entitled “Integration to the Nations”, specifically for a radio show in Russia geared to individuals with disabilities. Her title song “All Worthwhile”, was recorded by another Canadian artist.
Trish released her third full album in 2008 entitled “One Glance”. God brought together an amazing group of artists, musicians, and a producer (many of whom are internationally acclaimed) who shared their talents to create a beautfully anointed CD of the highest standard.
Her newly released Album "I Stand Inside of Grace", is another outstanding project. It is a journey of joy, love, peace, healing and rest. Her grace rich lyrics reach to both heart and mind Her message: you are beautiful, you are accepted, you are loved, you are chosen and you are highly favored. Turn your ear to this joyful symphony of sound and let yourself be drawn into the heart of God.
Whether Trish is in the nation’s capital ministering in a casual low-key worship session or leading a full band at a conference in rural Quebec, Trish longs to see people set free and God’s manifest glory revealed.