Dusk Dances - Hamilton and Toronto

I'm excited to be in the backing band for a dance piece called “Moving Parts” that will be part of the Dusk Dances Festival in Hamilton and Toronto.

The Hamilton Dusk Dances takes place at Bayfront Park Jul 20 -…

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New Class: Carter Family Ukulele

I'm excited to announce a new class starting in April. I am a huge fan of The Carter Family, who recorded dozens of classic songs that are still part of the folk, country, and bluegrass canon. Mother Maybelle Carter pioneered…

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Ukulele Orchestra of Toronto Premieres a New Video

The Ukulele Orchestra of Toronto premieres its new video of Scott Joplin's "Harmony Club Waltz," arranged by Nancy Piver, on Sunday March 6 at 2 pm ET on YouTube.

The premiere will be followed by a short after-party on Zoom…

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New Classes for 2022


New classes are starting in a few weeks-- I hope you can join me in some fun learning opportunities!

Canadiana Uke - learn songs by Canadian musicians on ukulele.
Folk Guitar - we'll work on building our repertoire of accompaniment…

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The Longest Night

My December newsletter is heading out the door tomorrow morning. Here is the message I wrote at the top:

Living through this pandemic has been a struggle on every level, and just when we thought we were seeing the light…

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Estelle Klein Award

I was a little surprised-- and beyond thrilled-- to find out that I was selected to receive the 2021 Estelle Klein Award from Folk Music Ontario. 

Needless to say, I'm grateful for the recognition.

The award ceremony took place online…

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Ready to Make Some Music?

New Classes and Playing Possibilities Starting Week of September 20!

Fall is here and it's time to start playing some music! Here's a rundown of the classes and workshops I'll be offering this fall:

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