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True North: The Canadian Songbook - Happy Canada Day 2016! July 01 2016, 0 Comments

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LE TOUR DU CANADA EB 33 CHANSONS June 15 2016, 0 Comments

15 JUIN 2016 - LE DROIT

Il émane d’Eleanor McCain une époustouflante énergie. Une voix claire et ferme, un sou‐ rire éclatant, le brushing impeccable d’une femme d’affaires et surtout un discours passionné pour défendre son projet musical pan-canadien.

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'CANADA SONGBOOK' TOUR CAPTURES ITS LAST NOTE IN OTTAWA June 15 2016, 0 Comments

JUNE 14, 2016 - OTTAWA LIFE MAGAZINE (ONLINE)

A journey that began three months ago will end this evening when classical crossover singer Eleanor McCain and the NAC orchestra strike the last note of the seven songs they’ve been recording together.

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ELEANOR MCCAIN'S SONGBOOK FOR CANADA June 15 2016, 0 Comments

JUNE 14, 2016 - OTTAWA CITIZEN (ONLINE)

Is there such as thing as a great Canadian songbook?

It is an idea that prompts debate and is likely very much subject to individual tastes. Indeed, what are the qualities that a song must have for inclusion in such a collection?

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TRUE NORTH: THE CANADIAN SONGBOOK - OTTAWA June 15 2016, 0 Comments

14 JUIN 2016 - LE TELEJOURNAL OTTAWA-GATINEAU, RADIO CANADA

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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‘Music is healing’: Eleanor McCain’s Canadian Songbook July 25 2015, 0 Comments

JULY 25, 2015 – THE TORONTO STAR

Philanthropist and singer’s ambitious project is helping her through a recent emotional blow.

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Songstress McCain working on new Canadian songbook project July 24 2015, 0 Comments

JULY 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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SYMPHONY RINGS IN SEASON WITH YULETIDE SPECTACLE December 09 2013, 0 Comments

DECEMBER 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. 

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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.

The evening was emceed by Pauline Chan, CTV News, who is also a Havergal “Old Girl” circa 1983. Gourmet food was provided by Chef Mark McEwan, entertainment was provided by Eleanor McCain; and Juno-award winning Sean Jones. Live auction was provided by Hal Hannaford.

 


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

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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.

 

Songwriters: Andre Previn, Dory Langdon Previn

Eleanor McCain, vocals
Brigham Phillips, piano
Pat Kilbride, bass

Recorded by John Bailey at The Drive Shed, Toronto.


"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.

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View all nominations for the awards here.

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-Journal

Age? 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.

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