Growing up in a talented musical family that played Dixieland to Gospel started a little girl’s passion for music.   At the age of 4, Debbie started singing with her family's ragtime banjo band, "The Hill Family Banjo Band.”  Together with her father, mother and brother they performed throughout the Chicagoland area. 

Debbie captured the crown of "Miss Chicago" in the "Miss America" scholarship pageant and went on to be the 1st runner-up for "Miss Illinois".   Debbie also showcased her talents at the National Sweetheart Competition and won top talent and 1st runner-up.  While she Miss Chicago, Debbie performed throughout the state at various Chicago functions and events.  She was a special guest performer at the Palmer House, Taste of Chicago, Chicago Statestreet, Great Lakes Naval Base, March of Dimes, Telethons, fundraisers and parades.

With a B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism and a gift for interviewing,  Debbie was invited to host the nationally syndicated, award winning music video show "Solid Rock Video."   She was also the "Entertainment Insider" for Chicago's Christian Contemporary radio station WONU/Shine 89.7fm.  Debbie was one of the top 15 semi-finalists vocalists in the CCMN International Talent Search. 

Her passion for music continued on with her debut release of her self-titled CD "Debbie K."  Her music features a rich blend of acoustic pop combined with powerful vocals, moving lyrics and God’s beautiful message of hope.  Debbie's music collection recently  included a variety of some new orginal singles that she recordered and wrote.  These inspirational and patriotic songs along with some of her favorite cover songs coninue to showcase her voice and distinct sound.   

Over the years, Debbie has been invited to sing and share around the state at various festivals, churches, coffeehouses and special events. As a singer or speaker, music and biblical encouragement have been her passion and mission.  From worship services, concerts or life-application bible studies her hope is to share God’s life-changing words through her heartfelt lyrics and unique speaking  style.

As a performer she was honored to be a part of conferences featuring Col. Oliver North, Dr. Ben Carson, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, Govenor Mike Huckabee, Missy Robertson and others.  She also has also performed on national stages for events like CPAC Chicago,  Moms Talks,  Rachel's Challenge, Right Nation and Moms for America.

Currently, Debbie also works in the media as a television producer for many of the top national TV shows covering the latest stories and celebrities. She continues to perform regulary as a solo artst, with her band and now as a duet with her daughter Haley.  She also serves in the music and the arts ministry at her home church and leads worship regularly.  

Debbie's greatest treasure is her amazing family. Together with her husband Tim and 3 children they reside in Illinois.  As a family, they love summer fun at their cottage, music, chocolate malts and Jesus.

Debbie is currently in the studio producing some new music to be released soon.  Please follow her social media pages for more music scoop. 

Love from you...

           “A strong distinctive sound and style”
Gospel Music Association (GMA) Spotlight Competition​​

“It’s obvious that Debbie K is making a difference with her top-notch CD and expanding music ministry"
            Eric Allen, Music Director, K-LOVE Radio

“Her spirit is contagious and without reservation I can vouch for her integrity” 

            Del Bergeson, President of Perfect Union


“Debbie K is a fresh and exciting voice in Christian Music! The heartfelt messages she delivers on her CD bless me each time I hear them”
                Karen Hayes, Former Illinois State Director,                                          Concerned Women for America


“You have to experience Debbie K in concert to see where her true gift lies”       
              Mark Pence, Producer / Dreamtracks Studio


        "Debbie’s use of qualities like volume, pitch and intensity help 
        create a dynamic expression of the song and it’s experience”    
                            C.A.T.S.  National Talent Search