Carissa Dawn to Perform Outdoor Concert at WWU

Carissa Dawn, a fun, sassy country singer, will perform Wednesday
(Aug. 24) at William Woods University.
Carissa Dawn is the stage name for Carissa Biele, a 2006 broadcast
communications graduate of WWU. She is a native of Fulton, Mo., and moved back
home from Tennessee to pursue her master of business administration (MBA)
degree at WWU.
Biele is a singer and songwriter. She has competed in local,
state and national competitions, Ms. Gateway International and Missouri State
Fair Idol.  She has performed in musical
theatre, a CMT reality show, bar gigs, and has sung the national anthem at NASCAR-affiliated
events. She has performed in Memphis and all over Missouri.
“I am
so excited about this! I remember watching a concert on the dock when I was a
student here, thinking about how awesome it’d be if I could do something like
that one day. That is before I even had the courage to sing karaoke in front of
my friends. Funny how life happens,” said Biele.
The WWU concert, which is free and open to the
public, will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the WWU dock on Junior Lake. The audience is
encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the concert.
The Carissa Dawn concert is part of the annual
President’s Concert and Lecture Series, which brings top entertainment to
campus for the enjoyment of students and the community.
For more information on the concert, contact
Brenda Foster at
For more information on Carissa Dawn, visit