BIO – full

photo by Michael Shannon ©2010

Jeanette has independently released 7 albums + 1  album with her Gospel Trio, Trinity. Her songwriting touches on social & patriotic themes, humourous views of life, women, children and good old-fashioned values.

She opened the Business & Professional Women International World Congress in Helsinki, Finland, 2011, sang for our Canadian Olympic athletes in Salt Lake City, 2002 and in Athens Greece, 2004. She co-organized/sang for the Olympic Torch Relay Celebration, 2009.

She received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal Award for her community work as well as the Leading Women, Building Communities Award.

Her newest project is making her song, This Is My Canada/Mon cher Canada the national anthem for Canada 150:  GoFundMe: ThisIsMyCanada

 

 

HIGHLIGHT CONCERTS

2017

“Welcome To Canada” – new song launched at Islamic Society of Belleville celebration of Syrian family in the Quinte area

Apple Route Grans — Grandmothers Rising performance

Young Singers of Canada — guest performer “This Is My Canada”

UPCOMING:

Proud to be canadienne, eh — bilingual interactive school show, Maple ON

Maritime Night on Amherst Island — with Tom Leighton

Students for Africa — guest performer “This Is My Canada”

Night Kitchen Too — featured guest

Canadian Orpheus Male Choir – featured guest

A Cappella Quinte — celebrates Canada with “This Is My Canada”

Dancing With the Stars of Quinte — featured guest performance

The Commodores — featured guest

Stonetown Grans — fundraising concert, St. Mary’s ON

Sing Canada — fundraising concert for Wellington Food Bank

Canadian Hoe Down — with Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping

2016

This Is My Canada Presents 4 concert series featuring:

  1. Marie-Lynn Hammond
  2. Andy Forgie
  3. The Starpainters
  4. Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping

Guest singer: “The Commodores’ Orchestra

Quinte Grannies launch of new song “Grandmothers Rising”

Stonetown Grans fundraising concert for “Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign”

Guest singer: Dan Shaer Variety Band

2015

The Canadian Club, North Bay ON

The Canadian Club, Morrisburg, ON

Canada Day – Sir John A. MacDonald statue unveiling, Picton, ON (upcoming)

Canada Day – daytime & evening, Belleville, ON (upcoming)

Storytelling Festival, Prince Edward County ON

Veterans’ Day, Prince Edward County ON (upcoming)

2014

Still in studio recording children’s double album

Opened World Acadian Congress 2014, Edmunston, NB

“I’m An Acadian-Canadian, Eh” dinner theatre performed at

  1. Kalays Seafood Restaurant, Belleville, ON
  2. Expo Centre, Abram Village PEI

PEI 2014 Celebration Zone, Charlottetown, PEI

Annual Fundraiser for Belleville Shriners “Acadian Kitchen Party” with special guests Tom Leighton, Anne Lederman & Fraser Hardman

Canada Day – Zwick’s Park Belleville

Tobermory, ON: Voices Rising fundraising concert

Quinte Arts Council Bellevegas Variety Show at Empire Theatre

VIA Rail Artists on Board Toronto to Vancouver Sept 23-27 & Vancouver to Toronto Oct 7-11

 

2013

Launched AcadieODYSSEY CD

BIG Mini Maritime Tour-performing “I’m An Acadian-Canadian, Eh!”: Summerside, PEI; Liverpool, NS & Grand Pré, NS

Performed “I’m An Acadian-Canadian, Eh!” in Ontario, PEI & NS

Currently recording children’s double album due out December/13

Drove 8600 kms in 33 days promoting new album throughout Maritimes

Performed at the Harmony Bazaar Women’s Festival, Lockeport ON

Appearing with her gospel trio, Trinity, at Havelock Country Jamboree

Keynote Speaker for Women in the Military, International Women’s Day, Kingston

Keynote Speaker, Canadian Federation of University Women, Belleville

2012

Launched new show “I’m An Acadian-Canadian, Eh!”

Currently recording Acadian album

Launched CD with her Gospel Trio, Trinity

Debuted her new duet, The Dazzlebugs (songs of early 1900s)

Feature story & on cover of Women With Vision magazine

Motivational guest singer/speaker Women with Vision & Power of WE

Received Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

Named Honorary Member of Business & Professional Women Canada

2011

Performed at Business & Professional Women International World Congress in Helsinki, Finland

Debuted “Ensemble” – choreographed dance to “Angel In Disguise” to sold out show in Montreal

Performed with trio, Trinity, in “Fowke Tales” at Lang Pioneer Village

Special Music for World Day of Prayer

Visited Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Performed for Japan Kitchen Party fundraiser

Judge & dancer, Dancing With the Stars of Quinte

Recording debut album with Trinity

Performed in Prince Edward County for Portraits of Honour cross-Canada tour

Performed for “Welcome Home Day for Afghan families & Veterans” in Trenton

2010

Leading Women, Building Communities Award (one of 104 Ontario-wide)

BPW International “Woman of the Week” (Week 61)

(for the second time)

“Waiting To Welcome You” chosen as official song for Prince Edward County

“Everyday Heroes” chosen as official song for Volunteer & Information Quinte

CD signing at Sam the Record Man for This Is My Canada

International Women’s Day – Woman of the World

2009

This Is My Canada CD release

Olympic Torch Relay, Music program organizer & performer

Reader’s choice, best local entertainer, County Weekly News (5th time)

Women in Business Award, County Weekly News

BPW International “Woman of the Week” (week 11)

“Secret Dreams” posted on 60milliongirls.org/news

“Angel In Disguise” – #55/700 ourstage.com

“Angel In Disguise” – posted on NDC Intranet Africa

Performer, Fowke Tales

Performer, gospel/country trio:  Trinity

Performer, co-producer French musical productions, Les Productions Mija:

‘La cuisine à Micheline: les airs de chez nous’ (SOLD OUT)

The Abrams Brothers:  opening act with Trinity & Tony Silvestri

2008

RCMP Musical Ride, Feature performer,

Performer, Emcee, Chair Picton Rising Star Competition

Performer, Fowke Tales – Story of Edith Fowke, Folk Music Anthologist

Performer, co-producer French musical productions, Les Productions Mija:

“Les chansons de chez nous” (SOLD OUT)

2007

Quinte Cabaret at the Empire Theatre, Belleville ON

various shows throughout Eastern Ontario to promote album

2006

Performed song inspired by Stephen Lewis for Mr. Lewis, Kingston ON

Recorded/Released “Women of the World” CD, various concerts to promote album

Produced/Performed World AIDS Day fundraiser – proceeds to Stephen Lewis Foundation

2005

Canadian Living Magazine:  featured in an article entitled “What Happy People Know”

2004

Athens, Greece:  invited to sing “This Is My Canada” and commissioned to write “One Dream” commemorating Canada’s 100th year participating at the Games at a private pre-Games reception for Canadian Olympic Team
RCMP Musical Ride:  Featured singer for the Picton, ON show.

2002

Salt Lake City:  sang “This Is My Canada” and “Canadian Olympian” at a private pre-Games reception for Canadian Olympic Team

Citizen of the Year presented by the Prince Edward County Chamber of Tourism and Commerce

Civic Recognition presented by the Mayor and Councillors of the Corporation of the County of Prince Edward

2001

Canada Day on Parliament Hill:  Performed lead song for CBC TV’s nationally-broadcast noon hour show

1997

Community Recognition Award presented by the Prince Edward County Community Development Corporation

1992

HRH Queen Elizabeth II:  “This Is My Canada” sung during Her Majesty’s walkabout at the Museum of Civilization

HMCS Preserver:  “This Is My Canada” adopted as official ship’s song for overseas dut

Recognition Award, Proud To Be Canadian Tour, Kin Clubs of Canada

Discography:

AcadieODYSSEY, 2013

God, Gospel, Girlfriends, 2012 (Trinity)

I Wish I Had Wings 2010

This Is My Canada 2009

Women of The World 2006

Arise 2004

I Believe In You, 2001

From The Heart 1994

 





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