Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sing With Your Children

This post is directed towards parents, but anyone can read it. You can use it as a grandparent, an aunt or uncle, a teacher or simply an adult in the world interacting with children. The most important factor in your … Continue reading

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Let’s Sing Canadian, Eh?

I have been singing Canadian folk songs for many years, but I have been delving more deeply into this material in the past couple of years. My partner, Ranald Thurgood, and I have prepared and delivered several workshops on the … Continue reading


Why I Like Singing Folk Songs

I like singing folk songs because they are inclusive. They are easy to learn because they contain a lot of repetition and rhyme and predictable patterns in lyrics and tunes. They make sense and are very direct and clear in … Continue reading

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Songcircle Tonight

If you are in Ottawa or thereabouts and have no pressing plans this evening, come to my place and we will sing all evening. Songcircle is a gathering that happens twice a month, first and third Fridays, in various people’s … Continue reading

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