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This Is My Canada Presents

Post was created on October 31st, 2015

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Posted in Canadian, Noteworthy, songwriting, Women | 1 Comment »

“This Is My Canada Presents” – a brand new series showcasing Canadian musical artists. I wrote my song,  “This Is My Canada/Mon cher Canada” to express my deep pride in being Canadian with an initial vision to travel across the country and share my music, photos, experiences at my shows. Now that dream has been…

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This Train is Bound for B.C.

Post was created on September 22nd, 2014

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Posted in Acadian, Canadian, songwriting, Wild Wacky Wonderful World | 18 Comments »

ALL Aboard!!!! Tomorrow, let the fun begin! I will board the VIA Rail train in Belleville and switch to another train in Toronto bound for Vancouver. OK, you may say. Sounds like what a lot of other people will be doing, too. Well, it is…except they don’t have to sing for their supper – literally….

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AcadieODYSSEY

Post was created on April 2nd, 2013

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I got a call out of the blue from a reporter at La Voix Acadienne, the French newspaper from the Evangeline Region in Prince Edward Island.  Did you notice he has the same last name of me?  We are not related as far as I know!!  So he wrote this great article about my motivational…

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I’m An Acadian-Canadian, Eh!

Post was created on July 2nd, 2012

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Posted in Acadian, Canadian, Noteworthy, songwriting, Women | 13 Comments »

“I’m An Acadian-Canadian, Eh?” – is a tribute to my Acadian family roots and tells of the tragic as well as the triumphant part of little known Canadian history, including the legend of Evangeline, through songs & storytelling sprinkled with a touch of humour. The show was written predominately for an English audience because in…

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Article in The Pioneer

Post was created on March 19th, 2012

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Posted in Canadian, Prince Edward County, songwriting, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Had a really nice chat with Carleen Schmidt, a photojournalist student at Loyalist College. She asked some very interesting questions and pulled some stories out of me that I hadn’t yet shared with anyone.  She made me think, too, which is great.  I think she has a lot of potential because she conducted a very…

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Extraordinary Women TV interview

Post was created on September 9th, 2011

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I enjoyed my interview with Shannon who made me feel comfortable and welcomed as I shared my journey. She asked some insightful questions which, in turn, allowed me to share my philosophy on life, the music business & things that are important to me. I enjoyed her “60 second” segment called her “Good to Know…

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Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation Fundraiser

Post was created on September 27th, 2010

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Posted in Albums, Events, Prince Edward County, songwriting, Women | No Comments »

Well, it was a roof-raiser as well as a fundraiser! On Saturday night, 2 choirs & yours truly took to the stage at the Regent Theatre in Picton ON to raise much-needed funds for the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital.  The well-loved barbershop chorus, The Trentones, set the tone for the evening with their melodiously…

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Networking in Songwriting

Post was created on June 15th, 2010

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Networking and the Songwriting Business by Disc Makers on December 11, 2009 · By Doak Turner You are at songwriting round, open mic, showcase, music conference, music publishing workshop, record release, or other networking event. You attend the event to meet songwriters and other industry professionals, and want to be prepared and leave a great…

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Marketing Music

Post was created on June 15th, 2010

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Marketing Music 1. The Standing-Out Strategy The first thing most musicians think of when they want to promote their music is to get it reviewed by a music publication or played on the radio. Don’t start there. Publications and media that cater solely to music are probably the hardest place to get your music noticed….

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This Is My Canada

Post was created on June 10th, 2010

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This is a specialty album geared to schools and organizations that want to organize Canadian special events. It includes 4 versions of This Is My Canada and O Canada: English, French, Bilingual and Instrumental.

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