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Performances on hold due to injuries

Performances on hold due to injuries

Dear friends & fans, After much excitement about returning to the stage post Covid, my recovery from injuries sustained last September which have prevented me from performing for longer than 15 minutes at a time, has plateaued and I have so far been unable to...

How to change your strings?

How to change your strings?

Happy Friday everyone! String changing is something I usually teach in a violin lesson, but since so many of you ask about it, and thanks to Covid we are not able to teach in person as much as before, so check out the video below! I’m using a string set by Pirastro,...

The Cultural Connection Between Music and Shoes

The Cultural Connection Between Music and Shoes

Hey friends and super fans, just some late evening thoughts here on shoes. Yes... You know I love my shoes! Well.. except when they get in my way on stage! Some of you know I kick off my fabulous shoes on stage in order to be more free to dance and move off and on the...

Making Music & Travelling with Kids!

Making Music & Travelling with Kids!

Hey friends! So, I get a lot of comments about traveling with the kids and how hard it must be, and I have to say honestly, my heart hurts when I'm not with them! So why not? If you have the right gear, it can be easy. Having an easy to use travel crib can make all...

Hello 2022!

Hello 2022!

Well hello 2022. It's been a wild ride! What will you bring? The last year has been filled with many ups and downs, and unexpected turns, from more restrictions, more postponed/cancelled shows to home schooling our children, working on new projects and enjoying our...

What’s happening?

What’s happening?

Dearest fans, What a year this has been. All the ups and downs... Covid, forest fires, restrictions released, restrictions back.... it's been rough, and I'm thinking of you guys, and hope you're all doing well! I want you to know that I will be back in full force this...

Our Christmas Traditions!

Our Christmas Traditions!

Hi Everyone! Hope everyone is doing amazing this Christmas season. I know the holidays look a lot different for many people this year as we navigate all of the uncertainties 2020 has brought us. A major change for my family this year has been the limitations on travel...

Moving Across Canada!

Moving Across Canada!

Happy December you guys! What a year 2020 has been - I can’t believe December is already here! It has been a while since my last blog but my family has been keeping quite busy- and I would love to give you an inside look. My family made the move west from Calgary to...

Covid Lockdown Project!

Covid Lockdown Project!

Happy Thursday everyone! Here’s a fun Covid Project performing Jesse Cook’s track HEY with this awesome group of string players! Such an honour to play with such great music, even remotely. Arranged by Gavin Lockley and recorded in our own homes, produced by Darcy...

June in the Okanagan

June in the Okanagan

Happy Monday you guys! We're back in Calgary, and I'm still dreaming of our beautiful days in Kelowna! Days by the water, building sand castles.... after lock down it was such a blessing. So while I'm saving up the new album material for next month's Patreon Show, I...