My professional background:

  • Mastery level certification in the Transformational Coaching Method.
  • Voice Coach and Professional Torch Singer
  • 15 years experience coaching singers and speakers to gain confidence, strengthen their voice, and love the stage.
  • Performed my jazz & blues inspired torch music at the Halifax Jazz Festival, and various venues throughout Canada, United States, & the UK. Featured on CBC Radio Atlantic Airways. Recorded 5 CD’s with different ensembles including two solo recordings of originals and jazz standards.
  • Torch music = a blend of classic vocal jazz, blues, swing, Latin, and French songs. If you would like to sample my music, click here & here.


The non-professional me (in no particular order):

  • crafty, arty-farty, woo-woo, queen fancy pants
  • Canadian (which means I can polite you to death)
  • imperfect, flawsome & un-cool-y earnest
  • communicates in sound effects and song lyrics
  • fabric, yarn, thrift shops & estate sates are my kryptonite
  • Francophile & Anglophile (loves pain au chocolate & high tea, French gypsy jazz & English period films)
  • dramatic, bossy, picky, I know what I want and I'm not afraid to ask for it
  • big hair, a big laugh, and big emotions
  • mother to one 6 year old tornado
  • wife to the silliest and most patient man

Photographer: Chad Rowbotham