Westerners have been flocking to India for eons to experience all the flavours and colours of this amazing place. My journey was not as a tourist but rather as a student of Vedic chant, the oldest songs on the planet. I’ve long been interested in how people use their voices is cultures around the world and the vocal traditions of South India are perhaps the deepest and most complex.
I went to study with Russill Paul. I first met Russill a […]
Happy New Year! I wish you the very best for 2017. 2016 was a challenge but if you look beyond the headlines there were great strides on many fronts—fossil fuel consumption has flatlined for the third straight year, renewable energy is skyrocketing, world poverty is reduced, there are less wars, etc. I know so many incredible young people who are committed to creating an inclusive, sustainable world community. They give me hope and I am blessed to have them […]
Happy harvest! I dug the last of the root vegetables today and Brett has the wood in the basement. We had a glorious, long, warm fall here. I am hoping the weather holds as October Browne and I travel across Ontario on our fall tour. See all the dates below. I am also hosting a singing workshop in Toronto 6:30—8:30 pm on Thursday, November 10th. It’s almost full so if you are interested get in touch soon.
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Happy Summer, Folks.
It’s beach weather and I am happy to be home on Prince Edward Island for the summer. We have two concert series opening this week. My son Patrick Bunston and I are returning to the beautiful Garden Theatre at The Prince Edward Island Preserve Company every Thursday, July 21 though August 18. Why not come early, have dinner, sample the preserves, walk in their beautiful gardens and enjoy the show in this stunning theatre overlooking the River Clyde? […]
A free songwriting camp addressing issues of immigration at Rock Barra Artist Retreat in July.
Songwriter Teresa Doyle teams up with famous Nova Scotia visual artist Alan Syliboy and filmmaker Eliza Starchild Knockwood to present a week-long songwriting camp at the beautiful Rock Barra Retreat from July 11–17, 2016 (download the application form). We will collaborate with youth from the Prince Edward Association of Newcomers to Canada, Aboriginal youth and participants from The Irish/Scottish/Acadian traditions to write songs that address the […]