Amanda Stacey was raised in Sevierville, TN, a town situated in the foothills of the Smokey Mountains. From a young age, she has been actively involved in music, participating in church, school, choir, symphonic, and marching bands. Upon graduating, Amanda was awarded the Dolly Parton Music and Arts scholarship, which enabled her to study vocal performance and receive private studio instruction under the tutelage of Sung Sook Lee, a distinguished operatic soprano who served as an Artist in Residence. During her university years, Amanda toured worldwide with various ensembles and also recorded music. For the past 18 years, Amanda has been devoted to full-time music ministry, which includes recording, leading worship, directing choirs, teaching, and mentoring the next generation of musicians.