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Her singing left me goose-pimpled all over – a sure sign of a gutsy, emotional delivery laced with meaning and pathos.”  Stornoway Gazette. Named Live Ireland Awards Best Female Vocalist two years running!

Updates on the solo album

Rehearsing with Brian & Daithi 2

The album recording process is rolling along and I’m thrilled with how the songs are developing! Brian Miller, Randy Gosa, Dáithí Sproule, Ailie Robertson and Adam Kiesling have each brought a unique perspective and sound to this project. I feel it must be said that when it comes to accompanists of traditional song, this collection of musicians is truly an embarrassment of riches!


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New solo album coming soon!

Stay tuned for Norah’s solo album that will be released in the next few months. With a focus on vintage songs from Canada’s countryside, Norah will be joined by Brian Miller (Bua), Randy Gosa (Myserk), Ailie Roberston (The Outside Track) and Dáithí Sproule (Altan).

Driving home from Thunder Bay

Home from Thunder Bay!

I just returned from a wonderful, very brief visit to Thunder Bay for Pierre Schryer’s Canadian Celtic Celebration where I met some amazing musicians (and one dancer) from Ontario, Cape Breton and Quebec.  As is often the case, I particularly enjoyed hanging with the ladies, uilleann piper, Kelly Hood, Merrie Klazek (trumpet) and Órla Keane […]

Canadian Celtic Celebration

Canadian Celtic Celebration

Join me in Thunder Bay on June 21st and 22nd for harmony singing workshops and a concert at Pierre Schryer’s Canadian Celtic Celebration!


McKnight Music Fellowship finalist

Norah has been chosen as one of nine finalists for the prestigious McKnight Music Fellowship! Of the 86 soloists and ensembles that applied for the fellowships by submitting recordings, artist statements and resumes, nine solo/ensemble finalists were chosen by a panel of national judges to perform in a live audition on May 2.

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