Composing music for over twenty years, Vanessa's musical range includes classic instrumental, folk songs, rock and musical theater. Her compositions span generations as well as genres. Vanessa began her study of music, art and sign language at CSU, Northridge. She currently holds a BA in Fine Art from CSU, Chico and a music credential from University of Reno, Nevada.
Finished projects include two solo albums "Broken Glass" and "Relinquish", a children's musical "The King of The Rain," and various arrangements for high school bands.
Currently she is the music director at George Whittell High School in Zephyr Cove, Nevada and is working on her second musical, "All of My Heart."
In addition to composing, Vanessa Littrell has been a singer/songwriter in her local community. She has performed at weddings, on stage at various venues, and occasional house concerts. She is currently working with her band Shotgun Trolley performing rock music in the Reno/Tahoe area.