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Happy International Women's Day! 

This year, I thought I would do something a bit different. I decided to write an audio essay in celebration of International Women's Day and in recognition of all the women that inspire me every day. You know who you…

SAC Challenge 2014 - Week 2 - Where inspiration abounds 

This week's challenge was about finding inspiration in our every day lives. We were asked to spend ten minutes in five different places during the week and come up with different song ideas.
 

  1. ​Rob Ford's got
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SAC Challenge 2014 - Here we go again! 


Well, here we go again! I've started a new challenge called 6 Songs in 6 Weeks. It's being organized by the Songwriting Association of Canada. There are over 60 artists participating and every week we're given a challenge and we have…
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Where does the time go....

We're already approaching the end of January and I haven't even had time to think about my goals for this year. It's so weird. For the last few years, the new year was always a time for me to think…
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Off to Africa | En route pour l'Afrique

Well, today's the day! It's August 5th and I'm off to Rwanda and the Democratic Rrepublic of Congo to undertake my journalism research on the role of music in the promotion of peace. I'll be away for a month and…

Falling into spring! Le bonheur du printemps!

 Dear friends, Chers amis,  


I wanted to take the time to share with you some exciting news and let you know where I'll be playing next. -- Je voulais partager avec vous quelques nouvelles excitantes et vous parler de quelques…

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Five Songwriting Lessons Journalism Taught Me

When I started journalism school last September, one thing was clear - I wanted to improve my writing. I wanted to tell better, more compelling stories regardless of the medium (song, article, radio documentary, short film...). What was most interesting…
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When it all starts making sense

We’ve all heard the expressions “everything happens for a reason” or “everything works out in the end.” Although I’ve lived most of life with these expressions in mind, lately I’ve been asking myself these questions:

When will I reach…

Let 2013 begin!

2013 already! Time flies doesn’t it! Reflecting back on 2012, I must admit it was a pretty great year! Here are my special highlights:

Jan. – Cuba for the first time! It was also Dave and I’s first trip…