Emerson & Dawn celebrate 45+ years of matrimony. They have two sons - Brent and Bradley - and a daughter, Heather, as well as several grandchildren.
Dawn has been singing since the age of 8 in choirs, at school, and at church. Her parents encouraged their whole family to sing for the Lord. At the age of 10, she learned to play the piano. Then at the high school level, she was in a girl's trio and sang at church conventions and church functions. In 1969 she entered a Teen Talent contest and went to the Nationals in Dallas, Texas.
In 1974, Dawn and Emerson married and this began a time of pastoring and later a singing ministry with their three children.
Vicki has been with Higher Praise since November 2017.
She has lived in Texas for the past 21 years with her husband Michael of 35 years.
Vicki has been singing since she was a child with her father who enjoyed bluegrass.