Anna Beaumont

Artist Profile

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Discography
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Music is in her blood

Anna lives the song and feels the music. Her soulful song writing, rich voice and charismatic stage presence have been influenced by her classical training, musical theatre, touring experience and talented family background.

Anna's life has been filled with musical adventure! One of her first big breaks came when she was invited to tour Europe and the US with Mary Wilson and the Supremes throughout Europe and The US. she felt an instant rapport with the gospel music and her unique song writing talent blossomed.

Anna's songs come straight from the heart. Her song writing blends her musical roots into tales of love, sorrow and the in congruencies of life. The songs reflect the girl she grew from, the woman she is now and the person she longs to become. Her songs touch her audience because they are filled with the feelings and frustrations we all share.

The end result is a sound that is distinctive and enriching. Her music has been described as "folk based pop with a lot of soul". On stage her songs are accented by her smooth delivery and passion.

Anna received formal training at Grant MacEwan College, graduating from the Vocal Performance Program. She has also participated in many local and international musical theatre and jazz workshops. She was the winner of the 96 K-LITE Star Trax competition and has the CD, Rise Above, and music video, Forever Yours, to her credit.

anna continues to master her craft through experiencing life, teaching and sharing her interpretations with her audiences.


Discography

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Rise Above (Ambassador Music HD4-993)
  1. Love Is An Arrow (4:24)
  2. Rise Above (4:24)
  3. Does She Know (3:55)
  4. Forever Yours (4:30)
  5. Why Can't You Hear Me (4:08)
  6. Never Too Soon (4:38)
  7. Take A Chance (4:05)
  8. Real Thing (4:26)
  9. The Road I Did Not Take (5:46)
  10. Baby Don't Forget (3:50)
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Raves

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"She sings like a bird, souring high and angelic... purely one of the great voices of the decade. I enjoyed appearing with her in "Beehive""
---Mary Wilson Vocalist, The Supremes

"Experience a singers's singer...experience Anna. Rarely does a voice come along that defies comparison. Anna's voice does just that. She'll move you...even take you away. Welcome to the next generation of artists."
---Tommy Banks, Canadian Composer

"Anna's voice personifies grace and beauty, power and elegance...her range defies gravity itself."
---Gene Zwozdesky, chairman, Alberta Recording Industry Association

"Anna Beaumont's commanding stage presence is second only to her terrific range and cutting vocal prowess, reminiscent to that of Aretha Franklin. "
---George Blondheim, Canadian composer/film composer/producer

"A singer with an excellent range, equally comfortable singing pop and rock. A soulful voice more associated with a black singer, the quality maintains when reaching out for notes at both ends of the scale. A lady who deserves success."
---Robert Pratt, Producer, Royal Chimes Leisure
London, New York, Los Angeles, Moscow

" It took some of us decades to get where you are now."
---Tim Feeham, Producer, singer, songwriter, Los Angeles, California


Notes

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1994---"Project Discovery; The Rock Compilation":A.R.I.A. Award,
Best Compilation Album category

1994---A.R.I.A. Awards: Nomination , Best Pop Rock Album category

1994---Project Discovery video and "Best Of Project Discovery" video:
currently televised nationally

1993---Music West Songwriting contest (Alberta): winner

1993---Released CD, "Rise Above" and music video "Forever Yours", which received play on Much Music

1992---96 K-LITE's Discovery Series, Star Trax:
Winner of $53,000 recording and video award.

1992/90---NHL Playoff Guest Soloist

1992---CFL Western Final Guest Soloist

1991---National Ukranian 100 Year Anniversary Celebration: featured performer and background vocalist for recording artist LUBA.

1989/90---CINDERELLA, Glasgow, Scotland; played lead role of "Cinderella"

1989---Mary Wilson of the Supremes European and US tour; feature soloist and "Supreme"

1988/89---BEEHIVE, the 60's musical, Stage West: toured Canada in lead roles as Connie Francis, Petula Clarke and Carol King.

1988---Winter Olympics in Calgary; soloist, performed David Foster's "Can't You Feel It" at the closing ceremonies
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