AOC Member Deantha Edmunds appointed to the Order of Canada

Deantha Edmunds, Canada’s first Inuk opera singer, has been appointed to the Order of Canada. This appointment acknowledges the sector wide impact Deantha’s ongoing work has had.

In her own words “I am in disbelief. I am honoured to be recognized for who I am and what I do. It is especially meaningful because our beautiful Governor General is an inspirational Inuk for me.”

Deantha continues to sing, teach, compose and create and is in high demand as a performer and clinician. Congratulations Deantha and click the links below to catch Deantha in your city!

January 13- Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia 2: Alikeness
January 17-28- Stolen Sisters tour through Labrador
February- March- Artist in Residence, Grenfell School of Fine Arts, in collaboration with Douglas Walbourne Gough bringing together poetry and music
March- Artist in Residence, University of Toronto
April 27- Stolen Sisters, Saint John Theatre Company
May 16-19- PODIUM, Song of the Whale
May 20-26- The O. Festival, Rotterdam, Recital
May 27- June 9- Scotia Festival,  Angmalukissa, composed and performed by Deantha Edmunds, Long Walk in The Snow, Tom Allen.
June- Songwalks: Braiding Voices, Amadeus Choir