An international performer of spellbinding power

On Stage

Ann enthralls and inspires with her rich, four octave voice, dramatic presence and soul-stirring music.

Off Stage

Ann’s insightful books, award-winning film work and varied TV appearances draw a growing fan base.

In Person

Ann’s keynote talks, workshops, community activism and writings encourage healing, self-expression and growth.

Ann by Numbers

316 songs, 10 albums, 30+ North American/International concert tours … and more

Reviews

Singer

When I am singing, something powerful and transcendent connects me with others in a beautiful way.

Composer and Librettist

I love writing music and lyrics because they keep me growing and discovering what really matters.

Author and Storyteller

Stories have a life of their own. They trouble, inspire, teach and touch us to see the world with greater awareness.

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Wildwood Ecoforest has been Saved!

Because of my love for forests, I was thrilled to learn that the Wildwood Ecoforest on Vancouver Island has been saved. Wildwood is a 77-acre sustainably logged forest where the late Merv Wilkinson selectively logged trees for over 50 years. The Land Conservancy purchased it from Merv and his partner…

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Doug Edwards…

My dear friend Doug Edwards has passed away. There are no words to say all that Doug meant to me and gave to my life. We worked together for many, many years and his influence on me and my music was there from the very beginning. He played numerous instruments…

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In the Shockwave of the Election

“Beyond our ideas of right-doing and wrong-doing, there is a field. I will meet you there.” – Rumi.   In the shock wave of the election’s vulgarity and aggression, and my sadness for Hillary, who has served for over 40 years, I ache for our terrifying immaturity, and seek to make…

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Trading a Gun for a Guitar Benefit Concert

I am thrilled to join my sister Jane and the brilliant group of musicians she has brought together for a concert that will help change lives. The thought of children being forced to bear arms and commit unspeakable acts of violence is heartbreaking. Thankfully, people like Fazineh Keita and Ava…

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Ann, Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Pierre Trudeau
Dining with the Queen

On the day that I was dine with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, as the date of Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, I was in rehearsal for a play. “Don’t worry about sending a car for me,” I had told the prime minister. I would simply…

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Ann with the participants of an Everyone Can Sing Workshop, September 2016
The Truth of the Moment

I was beside myself with terror. I had been invited to facilitate a workshop on singing at Hollyhock Farm, a centre of learning, connection and culture on Cortes Island, British Columbia. However, I had never done anything like that before and didn’t know where to even begin. Ann with the…

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