Mindy Nathanson-Reid-Glaser taught herself piano as a little girl and was singing and accompanying herself by age 11. Mindy earned talent scholarships and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.She also studied piano, classical and jazz music, composing and dance. Mindy played keyboards and was a lead female vocalist for R&B funk bands in St. Louis and Chicago.Immediately after earning her degree, she moved back to her hometown Chicago, where she sang lead with a jazz trio at popular downtown Chicago Jazz clubs.Two years later, at 23 years old, she moved to Los Angeles where she continued to sing and record. Mindy was a soloist in a musical tribute to Count Basie and continued writing songs and performing in clubs and events.At 26 years of age Mindy was invited to sing in Jakarta, Indonesia at a government hotel and also performed for the Australian Embassy.By 29 years of age, Mindy had a spiritual encounter and only desired to sing Gospel music from that point on. She sang and soloed in choirs and was part of a 9-member contemporary Gospel group for 10 years that was awarded the “Best Contemporary Gospel Group in Southern California” at the Walt Disney Gospel fest.
She traveled and ministered with her late husband, Pastor Michael Reid and encouraged women as a singer and guest speaker at Bible Studies.After her late husband went to be with the Lord, Mindy was remarried to a composer and together they write unique, powerful Inspirational songs in different musical genres.
Mindy also taught Bible classes at Bible Colleges and continues to encourage and inspire others as a guest speaker, praise & worship leader, and singer. For the past 14 years, Mindy has written worship songs of praise and victory to encourage the overlooked and forgotten.
Mindy’s sole purpose to speak, write and sing is to glorify God! Her favorite scripture is 1 Corinthians 1:27-28 (ESV): “But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; 28 God chose what is low and despised in the world, even things that are not, to bring to nothing things that are,”.Please explore Mindy’s content, songs, and encouragement and please email if you have any questions!