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 […]

E-Gré Winners Tour starts in Yellowknife

Posted: October 25, 2018

2018 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition (E-Gré) Winner violinist Amy Hillis began a 12-concert tour across Canada with pianist Katherine Dowling on October 24 in Yellowknife NT.  This was the first time the tour has included a stop north of 60! A co-presentation between Black Ice Sound and the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre, the concert […]

New North Collective – on Tour!

Posted: October 1, 2018

The wild pan-Northern band I get to play in is ON TOUR! The show’s called Outside. And the New North Collective is an ensemble of Northern performing artists from Yukon and Northwest Territories, Greenland, and special guests. Together, we explore our ideas of north – from the land to the people; from the traditional to the contemporary. The […]

Black Ice Concerts – Fall 2018

Posted: September 17, 2018

Black Ice Sound is presenting 3 amazing concerts this fall. A new venture for Carmen Braden’s music company, these Black Ice Concerts bring contemporary, intriguing music to northern audiences. Many thanks to the partnering organizations for making this season happen! Outside – New North Collective – Oct 10 2018 NACC 7:30 A co-presentation with Folk on the […]