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SongRoots Team…

Karla Mundy

21-1Karla Mundy is a vibrant, soulful and diverse vocalist, pianist, arranger and choir leader. Karla directs four Vancouver community choirs and the Island Soul Choir on Vancouver Island, leads harmony singing workshops and performs extensively throughout BC and Alberta. Karla is a founding member of the No Sh!t Shirleys, TriVo, Cleia and Plough. She released her first solo CD called ‘Way Back’ last year and is a new Mom!

 

Dawn Pemberton

P1270538Vibrant, genuine and soulful, Dawn has deep musical roots that take her powerful voice from gospel and soul to jazz, funk and world music. She has become a staple of the Vancouver music scene and can often be found tearin’ it up as a vocalist, teacher, facilitator, adjudicator, choir director and “go to girl” for live performances and studio sessions. She currently directs the Youth Choir and Voice Ensemble at the Sarah McLachlan School of Music, Roots ‘N’ Wings Women’s Choir and teaches masterclasses and workshops all over Canada. A passionate educator and performer, Dawn approaches music with a sense of adventure, quirkiness, and serious groove and shapes it into her own unique and dynamic package.  Tight, expressive and bold, Dawn will hit you where it counts, funk you up and make you say “Go ‘head!”

 

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