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



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.


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


Share with Us

Send us your favourite Ann story

Stay Updated

Connect to Ann’s latest news

Latest Postings

Music and Lyrics and Brel

A passion for writing songs and a great friendship was born when Valerie Hennell and I met. I was playing the lead in a university musical, and she and I began to write songs together. She wrote the lyrics, and I wrote the music. That was all I knew about songwriting…

read more
Stepping Onstage

In junior high school I was in a quartet, harmonizing the songs of the day at school dances. I began to play the guitar at 14, when a friend gave me an old one that was no longer being used. “Ann Mortifee poised and ready for her musical journey through…

read more
Torch-Bearer Award for Peace Run

  Today I was honoured to receive a Torch-Bearer Award from the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run. The run is a global torch relay that embodies humanity’s universal aspiration for peace. At a ceremony held in Victoria, BC, Penelope Joy and Saul Arbess of the Canadian Peace Initiative and I…

read more
20th Anniversary of Gettin’ Higher Choir

Uplifting, joyful music to raise support of education and health initiatives in Africa – just the thought of it makes my heart sing! I’m thrilled to be part of the Gettin’ Higher Choir’s 20th birthday celebrations. Hope to see you at one of the concerts! 20th Anniversary Concerts Friday, June…

read more
Minutes to Midnight, May 19, 2016

You are Invited to the Centre for Global Studies’ Gordon Smith Lecture Series WITH Murray Thomson In recognition of Dr. Smith’s service to the university community as the Centre’s Director for 13 Years “Minutes to Midnight:  Why 865 Order of Canada Recipients Call for Nuclear Disarmament” Lecture and Book launch May…

read more
Summer Workshop at Hollyhock July 27-31 2016

We’re pleased to announce this upcoming summer workshop…. KNOWN, UNKNOWN AND UNKNOWABLE July 27 – 31, 2016 REGISTRATION and INFO Ann Mortifee Kristen Scholfield- Sweet Somewhere deep within each of us, the heart yearns for connection with That which cannot be named; that which brings meaning, purpose, fulfillment and ultimately,…

read more