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

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Singer

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

Composer, Librettist, Songwriter

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

Author

I hope the words which come through me encourage people in their journey forward.

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Into the Heart of the Sangoma
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CD cover for Into the Heart of the Sangoma, featuring a powerful image created by Ann’s talented friend, Sunnie Lindell.   Into The Heart Of The Sangoma was Ann’s first album after a hiatus of over 10 years. A personal journey back to her South African homeland, guided by the…

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About Ann Mortifee
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Ann Mortifee – Author, Performer, Playwright, Songwriter Ann is known by many to be a truly Renaissance woman. Born on a sugar cane farm in Zululand, her passion for Africa has been expressed in many of her creative expressions. She wrote When The Rains Come, a full-length musical, as an…

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Upcoming Workshop at Esalen
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This workshop originally scheduled for the Week of October 24-29, 2010, was postponed. Sacred Union: A Merging of Opposites Cultures throughout the world have used the wheel to symbolize unity, stillness, and movement through the cycles of renewal, including the Buddhist wheel of life, the Native American medicine wheel, and the…

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Ann Mortifee, Musical Shaman
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by Lisa Tant Originally published in BC WOMAN Magazine August 1997 A 17, West Vancouver singer/songwriter Ann Mortifee discovered her calling when her improvised songs from the play Ecstasy of Rita Joe moved the audience to tears. It was that awakening that led Mortifee, now 48, to use music not…

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Facing the Challenge with Song
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A Workshop Experience with Ann Mortifee by Cecil Hershler Originally published in REHABILITATION DIGEST / SUMMER 1989  Reproduced here by permission of the author. A single note becomes a song A single tree becomes a forest A single voice that’s clear and strong Can turn into a worldwide chorus In…

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Women’s Conference
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COCHRANE THIS WEEK in THE COCHRANE TIMES Tuesday, October 28, 1976 by Marina Endicott WOMEN GATHER AT WHC (excerpt) Through songs and stories, women from the Cochrane area and from the Morley reserve found new ways to speak to each other last weekend, and new ways to listen. Singing the…

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