AC/CHR Radio Single

"My Only Choice"


Name: Jeannette Petkau

Birthday: May 13th

Birthplace: Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada

Family: I grew up in a Christian home; both my parents have been a wonderful example. I have 1 sister (older) and 2 brothers (older and younger) who are all musically talented.

What book are you reading now? I usually have a few going at a time but one is The Soul Tells A Story by Vinita Hampton Wright, another is Platform by Michael Hyatt.

Who would you trade lives with for a day? Not sure but if I needed to pick someone in regards to their career I would have to say Amy Grant.

What CD is playing in your car right now? Casting Crowns – Until The Whole World Hears

What is the best thing about being an artist? That I am able to encourage people and speak into their lives with the music God has blessed me with.

What is the worst thing about being an artist? It’s not an easy job, there is a lot of work involved and not everyone will like you!

Biggest career embarrassment: When I started to lose my voice during a Christmas Concert.

Most memorable career concert: A Valentines Party CD Release with full band. It was a blast!

Most memorable moment in creating your most recent record: Going down to Nashville and meeting some of the best studio musicians at lunch!

What is your favorite hometown hangout? The neighboring restaurant (Theodora’s) and coffee shop (Wendel’s in Fort Langley).

What is something you want others to know about you? I love to travel and have a heart for the poor and oppressed.

Who has been the most influential person in your career? Eric Copeland from Creative Soul Records.

How did you get into the music industry? Started out loving music, grew up with it and when I gave my life to Christ I felt called to share my testimony and musical abilities for Him and started my first band.

Favorite song: I have many but the one that sticks out at the moment is Jesus at the Center – Hillsong.

Favorite vacation spot: From the places I have been I would say San Diego, California.

Favorite food: Filet Mignon with Sea Food and Hollandaise.

Favorite drink: Chai Tea Latte

Guilty pleasure: Eating Chocolate and Chips

Worst fear: Forgetting what to say or sing

What was your very first job? Waitress/Server in a Restaurant

What is the question you are most tired of answering? Not sure there is one.

Choose one adjective to describe your music style: Captivating

What is the number one thing you hope people get out of your music? No matter where we are and what we struggle with the reality is that Jesus Christ can make a difference in our lives and He is our unshakable rock!


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