THE TRUE NORTH'S SERENADE March 24 2016, 0 Comments
MARCH 24, 2016 - OTTAWA LIFE MAGAZINE
What does Canada sound like? Some would say it’s the whisper of a cold wind blowing through the needles of a pine tree. Others think of the sudden crack of a slapshot and the bitter hiss of a skate blade digging into a turn.
ELEANOR MCCAIN TALKS TO CBC RADIO ONE ABOUT 'TRUE NORTH: THE CANADIAN SONGBOOK' March 21 2016, 0 Comments
MARCH 11, 2016 - CBC RADIO (NEW BRUNSWICK)
Eleanor McCain chats with CBC Radio (New Brunswick) host Vanessa Vander Valk about True North: The Canadian Songbook.
Listen to the full interview here
New Brunswick native Eleanor McCain to record with ten Canadian orchestras for upcoming album March 10 2016, 0 Comments
MARCH 10, 2016 - TELEGRAPH-JOURNAL
Eleanor McCain will be recording two songs with Symphony New Brunswick for her upcoming album, True North: The Canadian Songbook, at the Imperial Theatre on March 26.
SINGER ELEANOR MCCAIN TO RECORD CANADA'S GREATEST HITS March 09 2016, 0 Comments
MARCH 9, 2016 - THE GLOBE AND MAIL
No one is going to fault Eleanor McCain for a lack of ambition in her celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial.
ELEANOR McCAIN TAKES UNPRECEDENTED ORCHESTRAL JOURNEY March 09 2016, 0 Comments
MARCH 9, 2016 - TORONTO, ON
Triple ECMA Award Nominee to Record with 10 Symphonies in 3 Months For Upcoming True North: The Canadian Songbook
‘Music is healing’: Eleanor McCain’s Canadian Songbook July 25 2015, 0 CommentsJULY 25, 2015 – THE TORONTO STAR
Philanthropist and singer’s ambitious project is helping her through a recent emotional blow.
Songstress McCain working on new Canadian songbook project July 24 2015, 0 CommentsJULY 8, 2015 – TRURO DAILY NEWS
TRURO – Eleanor McCain has launched a new musical project to honour Canada's sesquicentennial.
McCain, who calls Truro her second home, is working on True North: The Canadian Songbook. It will feature beloved Canadian songs by some of the nation's most iconic songwriters reimagined through new orchestral arrangements.
True North: The Canadian Songbook July 01 2015, 0 Comments
JULY 1, 2015 - TORONTO, ON
Pan-Canadian project to feature orchestras from across the country
With a nod to Canada’s birthday today, Canadian songstress Eleanor McCain announces True North: The Canadian Songbook (working title), a musical project honouring Canada’s sesquicentennial.Read more...
THE GEORGIAN SMART EDITION - SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS December 12 2013, 0 Comments
DECEMBER 9, 2013
The holiday season will come alive when the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra and singer Eleanor McCain present their "Holiday Pops" concert at Stephenville's Arts and Culture Centre.Read more...
CTV KITCHENER - NEWS AT NOON December 12 2013, 0 Comments
DECEMBER 12, 2013 - CTV NEWS
Eleanor discusses her Yuletide Spectacular performances with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra. Eleanor also gives us an insight into her new CD, Runaway, to be released February 2014.
SYMPHONY RINGS IN SEASON WITH YULETIDE SPECTACLE December 09 2013, 0 CommentsDECEMBER 6, 2013 - THE RECORD.COM
KITCHENER - Christmas seems to inspire the grandest of ideas, particularly when it comes to concerts and it's unlikely there is anything to quite match the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony's Yuletide Spectactular.
URBAN ELEGANCE GALA 2013, FEATURING SEAN JONES & ELEANOR MCCAIN May 30 2013, 0 Comments
May, 30 2013 - Best of Toronto
Alumni of Havergal College were joined by parents and friends of the school to raise funds at their 2013 fundraising Urban Elegance Gala for Havergal's new Outdoor Learning Space in the Junior School, a state-of-the-art Aquatic Centre timing system and upgrades to the Learning Support and Science Lab spaces in the Upper School.
Eleventh Annual Toronto Hike for Hospice - Sunday May 5, 2013 April 30 2013, 0 Comments
Please join Eleanor on Sunday May 5, 2013 at the 11th Annual Toronto Hike for Hospice to raise awareness and money in support of Toronto’s community hospices.
This May, thousands of Canadians from across the country will be hiking and walking in celebration of a loved one to kick-off National Hospice Palliative Care Week (May 5 -11, 2013), a one-week, national campaign focused on raising awareness about hospice palliative care. It is a time to celebrate, remember loved ones, recognize and share the achievements of hospice palliative care throughout Canada. Eleanor will be walking with her daughter in memory of her father, Wallace.
Toronto Hike for Hospice will be at Riverdale Park West in Cabbagetown, Toronto (at Carlton Street and Sumach Street). It will feature a 5 km challenge hike through Riverdale Park or a 2 km leisure walk in historic Cabbagetown, followed by a barbeque, live music, and lots of fun-filled activities with the entire family. Awards will be presented to the top individual, adult and young (up to 16 years) fundraisers and teams. Participants are encouraged to form teams and hike with family, friends and co-workers in support of hospice palliative care in Toronto or to walk in memory of a loved one. Leashed pets are welcome.
Registration starts at 9:30 am; hikes start at 11:00 am. For more information, go to www.torontohikeforhospice.ca
To register, click here.
CBC Radio - The St. John's Morning Show - November 29, 2012 February 28 2013, 0 Comments
Eleanor discusses her upcoming Christmas concerts with the team from the St. John's Morning Show from CBC Newfoundland and Labrador.
CBC Radio knows that while you've been sleeping, the world has changed. The Morning Show tells you how. They bring you the latest news; the stories that matter most, and the information you need.
CBC Radio - All Points West Podcast - December 7, 2012 February 28 2013, 0 Comments
Eleanor interviews on CBC Radio British Columbia's "All Points West" podcast with Jo-Ann Roberts. December 7, 2012.
Jo-Ann Roberts explores the stories that make a difference in your daily life. The show brings together inquiring minds from the North Coast to the Peace, down to the Southern Interior and over to Vancouver Island.
Love Songs CD Project Announcement February 14 2013, 5 Comments
In celebration of Valentine's Day and to announce Eleanor’s upcoming CD project of love songs, please listen to this beautiful song performed by Eleanor and written by Andre Previn And Dory Langdon Previn.
"Holiday" nominated for 2013 ECMA Gospel Recording of the Year January 17 2013, 0 Comments
We're excited to announce that Eleanor McCain has been nominated for her 2-disc Christmas album that is both 'naughty' and 'nice' for Gospel Recording of the Year! Listen and buy the album here.
View the nomination video below:
The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) is a regional collaboration of people in the music industry of Atlantic Canada. They are a registered non-profit association dedicated to the music of Atlantic Canada. Membership is open to all individuals working in any sector of the music industry or those who support the music industry. Membership includes musicians, artists, agents, managers, record companies, studios, media, related corporation and retailers. The ECMA currently has 1000 members.
Rudy Blair interviews Eleanor on 680 News January 02 2013, 0 Comments
"A Canadian jazz artist has released a new Christmas album to help raise money for charity. Music reporter Rudy Blair spoke with Eleanor McCain about her new CD - Holiday."
Eleanor McCain; Florenceville songbird returns home to sing on tour with Symphony New Brunswick December 19 2012, 0 Comments
December 15, 2012 - New Brunswick Telegraph-JournalAge? 43
Provenance? I grew up in Florenceville, in Carleton County. After graduating from Mount Allison University, I moved to Toronto to continue my music training and career. Other than a few years in Montreal, I have lived in Toronto since 1991. But I am often back in the Maritimes because my heart is still here.
Why singing? I have been sining since I was two or three years old. Singing is a form of expression for me. I love that music is such a powerful and meaningful way to express deep emotion and connect with others.
Eleanor McCain will be performing with Symphony New Brunswick Dec. 18 December 19 2012, 0 Comments
December 12, 2012 - The Daily Gleaner (Fredericton)For three magical nights prior to the holidays, Eleanor McCain returns to her roots - literally - with three back-to-back concerts.
Performing with Symphony New Brunswick, McCain will play a selection of songs from her holiday release, sure get everyone in the festive mood.
Symphony N.B. comes Home for the Holidays December 17 2012, 0 Comments
December 17, 2012 - Moncton Times & TranscriptHave you been naughty or nice? That is the question Symphony New Brunswick is bringing to the Delta Beausejour on Monday Night.
The symphony's annual Christmas show features the talented Eleanor McCain performing songs from her Holiday album which have been re-arranged for the symphony.
Eleanor Appears in Hello! Magazine December 10 2012, 0 Comments
Eleanor invites Hello! Magazine into her beautiful home, talks about her love of the holidays, her family, and her music.
Children's choir joins symphony December 10 2012, 0 Comments
December 6, 2012 - Times ColonistThe Victoria Symphony has invited the Victoria Children's Choir and soprano Eleanor McCain as special guests for its annual holiday concert, A Sentimental Christmas.
"I think the main thing that's quite unique about this concert is it's really ecclectic and diverse", said music director and conductor Tania Miller. "It's going to be a wonderful sense of variety, between our soloist and lovely choir - and the orchestra playing lots of rousing pieces on its own."
A Very Special Holiday Concert with Eleanor McCain December 10 2012, 0 Comments
December 6, 2012 - Victoria NewsFor four magical performances prior to the holidays, Eleanor McCain shares her love of all things holiday, with a line-up of four concerts in Victoria. Performing with the Victoria Symphony, Eleanor will play a selection of songs from her Holiday release, sure to get everyone in a festive mood.
“I love the holidays and everything Christmas represents,” said Eleanor. “For me, it’s a time to share with family and friends and also a time to give thanks.” In light of Eleanor’s deep love of the holidays and family, she has made a commitment to donate 10 per cent of all concert sales for her Victoria concerts to Victoria Hospice.
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