The Creative Process – Workshop

Posted: February 12, 2019

Open workshop on the creative process, specifically with a music focus. Led by Carmen Braden and Jan de Vroede. Any ages, any discipline welcome. Admission is by donation. Discussion, listening, questions. Topics include: starting from scratch, going deep, breaking old habits, critical listening… Held at Music Space – a great new community music-making venue. Take […]

Pass the Music On! Music Teachers Association NWT – Fundraiser Concert

Posted: January 8, 2019

Every musician has had a teacher, usually many teachers over the course of their lives. Pass the Music On is a fundraiser concert happening January 19, 2019 to support the Music Teachers Association of the NWT flagship event: the YK Music Festival. Lineup!!Lawrence Nayally + Carmen Braden – Dene drum/song/piano duoSusan Shantora + Anita Kuzma crooning cabaret songsSean […]

New Studio Album! Fundraiser and concert

Posted: November 5, 2018

Click HERE to support the album online! A new album is in the works! Music that imagines, music that evokes… Almost 2 years since the release of my first studio album ‘Ravens’, and it’s time for another. Producer Mark Adam (from Ravens) is back to help guide and capture the recording of a selection of […]

Sound Journal

Nahanni National Park

Spectacular NWT! A road trip from Yellowknife to Fort Simpson, then a day trip into Nahanni National Park. Along the way, baby buffalo running near Behchoko, birch trees playing coy amongst the spruce at Kakisa Falls, incredible views from a Beaver 172 float plane, forest fire spotting from the air, frogs, mosquitos, sandhill cranes, a […]

Norman Wells

A short trip to Norman Wells in the Sahtu region of the NWT  – oil town, population 800, an hour flight north of Yellowknife. The trip was an attempt to arrive in time to witness the break-up of ice on the mighty Deh Cho (Mackenzie River), but it had happened a week earlier. All that was left […]

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