I’m so excited to have finally performed Patchwork for the first time last week as a part of Sound Symposium in St. John’s with Laurel MacDonald and Philip Strong. Here is an image from the show –
Patchwork at Sound Symposium | July 18th 2016
See you at Celtic Colours! | June 23rd 2016
Very happy to be performing at the 20th Anniversary celebration of Celtic Colours this October.
Very much looking forward to seeing everyone and playing some music in front of the wonderful audiences Celtic Colours draws!
Big congrats to everyone at Celtic Colours for 20 years of your amazing festival!
See you there!
Mary Jane & Wendy celebrate International Women’s Day with The Ann Terry Society | February 18th 2016
Subcribe to the Gaelic Nova Scotian Litir-Naidheachd | January 13th 2016
Below is a link to a newsletter (or Litir-Naidheachd) that Shay MacMullin, a member of the Gaels’ community in Nova Scotia, puts together. Scroll to the bottom to subscribe and keep up to date with news and current events celebrating and sharing Gaelic language and culture in Nova Scotia.
Click here to read and subscribe to the Litir-Naidheachd.
Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac – Piping Live with Cathy Porter (BBC) | January 12th 2016
In August, Mary Jane and Wendy went to Glasgow, Scotland for Piping Live with Cathy Porter.
They were lucky to have Ross Martin join them for the week on guitar and Finlay MacDonald on pipes and whistle join them for this BBC recording. Super fun playing with these guys!!
Take part in a day of Gaelic language and song on December 5th in Toronto | December 3rd 2015
The Gaelic Society of Toronto and the University of Toronto Celtic Studies Program will be holding a day of Gaelic language and song for learners of Scottish Gaelic on December 5, 2015.
Mary Jane will be a guest teacher, alongside Oighrig Keogh, a long-time Gaelic educator from Benbecula, Scotland and Rachel Redshaw, a graduate of Sabhal Mor Ostaig, the Gaelic college on the Isle of Skye.
The day will comprise of language classes and a song workshop. Classes will be offered at the Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels. Should there be enough interest, a Beginner II (between beginner and intermediate) session will also be offered. There is a social/ceilidh at The Foxes’ Den afterwards.
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Alumni Hall, 121 St. Joseph Street (Saint Michael’s College, University of Toronto), Toronto, Ontario
Cost: $40; $20 for non-UofT students; free to UofT students and native speakers
While you may register at the door, it is strongly encouraged to register in advance so that the workshop can be prepared accordingly. To register and pay for the workshop and for more details, please visit the website below: