September 29th, 2017 – She Sings as She Flies • Revisiting the Helen Creighton Song Collection was conceived by Mary Jane Lamond and Laurel MacDonald as a special production of their voice+electronics+visual performance project Patchwork. First cousins and longtime professional performers and creative collaborators, Mary Jane Lamond and Laurel MacDonald recently launched a performance duo… Continue reading Patchwork: She Sings As She Flies – Revisiting The Helen Creighton Song Collection
Mary Jane performs Boxwood Festival in Lunenburg, July 29th
Join Mary Jane in Lunenburg at the end of July for Boxwood – an astonishing gathering of musicians and remarkable opportunity to connect and workshop with top tradition bearers from across a wide variety of musical traditions – in one of Atlantic Canada’s most magical places! Mary Jane is set to perform the Boxwood Festival… Continue reading Mary Jane performs Boxwood Festival in Lunenburg, July 29th
Sound Symposium Concert Review: “Patchwork” – Mary Jane Lamond, Laurel Macdonald & Philip Strong
By Jing Xia, Sound Symposium I knew, from the very beginning, from the first syllable resonating in the air, from the first image coming into view, that I fell in love with it. I have watched many voice performances, I buy music videos often and I am quite familiar with digital audio. However, I thought… Continue reading Sound Symposium Concert Review: “Patchwork” – Mary Jane Lamond, Laurel Macdonald & Philip Strong
Patchwork at Sound Symposium
I’m so excited to have finally performed Patchwork for the first time last week as a part of Sound Symposium in St. John’s with Laurel MacDonald and Philip Strong. Here is an image from the show –
See you at Celtic Colours!
Very happy to be performing at the 20th Anniversary celebration of Celtic Colours this October. Very much looking forward to seeing everyone and playing some music in front of the wonderful audiences Celtic Colours draws! Big congrats to everyone at Celtic Colours for 20 years of your amazing festival! See you there!
Mary Jane & Wendy celebrate International Women’s Day with The Ann Terry Society
“Following our passion & finding our voices.” Join Mary Jane & Wendy March 9th at United Heritage Church to celebrate International Women’s Day with The Ann Terry Society!
Subcribe to the Gaelic Nova Scotian Litir-Naidheachd
Below is a link to a newsletter (or Litir-Naidheachd) that Shay MacMullin, a member of the Gaels’ community in Nova Scotia, puts together. Scroll to the bottom to subscribe and keep up to date with news and current events celebrating and sharing Gaelic language and culture in Nova Scotia. Click here to read and subscribe… Continue reading Subcribe to the Gaelic Nova Scotian Litir-Naidheachd
Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac – Piping Live with Cathy Porter (BBC)
In August, Mary Jane and Wendy went to Glasgow, Scotland for Piping Live with Cathy Porter. They were lucky to have Ross Martin join them for the week on guitar and Finlay MacDonald on pipes and whistle join them for this BBC recording. Super fun playing with these guys!!
Take part in a day of Gaelic language and song on December 5th in Toronto
The Gaelic Society of Toronto and the University of Toronto Celtic Studies Program will be holding a day of Gaelic language and song for learners of Scottish Gaelic on December 5, 2015. Mary Jane will be a guest teacher, alongside Oighrig Keogh, a long-time Gaelic educator from Benbecula, Scotland and Rachel Redshaw, a graduate of… Continue reading Take part in a day of Gaelic language and song on December 5th in Toronto
Nursery Rhymes & Lullabies
The Nova Scotia Read to Me Program recently launched a new collection of music for babies featuring an amazing array of talented artists, including Mary Jane Lamond, David Myles, Measha Brueggergosman, Jill Barber, Amelia Curran, Rose Cousins, Ronald Bourgeois, Charlie A’Court, Jamie Junger, Asif Illyas and Ian Sherwood! Hickory Dickory Dock features lively nursery rhymes,… Continue reading Nursery Rhymes & Lullabies