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.

The Magic of Seven - Seven Decades of Spirit in Story and Song

Ann Mortifee in Concert

Two Nights Only! NOVEMBER 30th & DECEMBER 1st!

Legendary singer ANN MORTIFEE takes us on a magical adventure weaving stories and songs from seven decades of her life which began in South Africa and has led her around the globe.
In this rare concert appearance, Ann will be accompanied by a trio of brilliant musicians: Ed Henderson (guitar), Finn Manniche (cello and guitar) and Bill Sample (keyboards).

Musical Director: Ed Henderson
Producer: Valerie Hennell

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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Latest Postings

Everyone Can Sing: Workshop in Summerland, Sept. 2, 2016

The inaugural Marginal Arts Festival, inspired by George Ryga, is taking place in beautiful Summerland, BC, September 1 to 4. I hope you can join us! George was the gifted playwright who gave the world THE ECSTASY OF RITA JOE. His seminal play opened peoples’ eyes to the reality that…

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The Stories that Travelled

Once they are shared, stories can travel in surprising ways and for great distances. This is the tale of how two stories told to a friend while we were sitting in the sand on the west coast of BC landed on the wall of an art gallery in Michigan. My…

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A Voice in the Darkness

At the beginning of a week-long workshop I always ask the participants what brought them here. What was their desire, motive, hope, need, or intention in coming? A calmer BC coastal sunset than the stormy sunset on the night of Ann’s story, but the location is very close to where…

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Laughter on Molokai

One of my most unusual concert locations was the Kalaupapa Leper Colony on the island of Molokai in Hawaii. I spent four days there after being invited to do a concert, and loved the place and the people. A view of the Kalaupapa Leper Colony, where Ann performed, by former…

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The Floating Stage

One of the most memorable stages I performed on was a floating stage. At the Elora Arts Festival in Ontario the stage was on a raft which floated in a gorge. My band and I got to the raft by rowboat. It was a hot summer afternoon and after the…

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Looking Back with Love

 Valerie Hennell was my manager and dearest friend. We were two impassioned innocents without a clue as to what we were doing or where we were going. “Valerie Hennell and Ann Mortifee – taking a beach break from songwriting and being neophytes in the music industry.” We wrote songs together,…

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