Orith – (O’wreath) – Lady O is a charismatic and natural performer/entertainer who loves to bring people together in a shared experience. She’s a gracious host both at home and on the stage. She’s a firm believer that humans need to be musically/creatively expressive in order to be well. She’s an artist that is called to draw her audience into participation (only if they feel inclined of course) to encourage creative expression in community.
The styles she features are funky jazz with flavours of pop/reggae/latin and world music. Showcasing a combination of groovy originals, standards interpreted in an original way, and unique re-imagined old folk melodies . She’s a personable team player and would be delighted to discuss the ways in which to become apart of your special event, club or festival. Available as a duet, trio or larger ensemble. Have a listen on the HOME page and or on the BAND page.
Orith’s most current project is with the sensational Nico Rhodes on piano and the fabulous James McRae on drums. For more information on this trio click on the BAND page and select ‘Lady O & The Omen’ .
Orith specializes in voice, upright and electric bass. She also offers instruction on piano, ukulele and composition. She has studied with the finest educators at both the Vancouver Community College and at Capilano University were she completed a Degree in Jazz Music in 2007. For 15 years Orith has cultivated extensive performance experience leading her own group as well as supporting other musicians. She currently provides private music instruction at both Brentwood College School and Shawnigan Lake School in the Cowichan Valley. If you’re interested in lessons, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
In 2011 she founded a business called Jump into Music offering group music classes to families with young children 6 months to 4 years old in Vancouver and Vancouver Island. This one-of-a-kind music and movement program engages, educates and entertains both parent and child on a musical journey around the world. It stimulates mind body connection through diverse activities, creating a well-rounded experience! A great way for families to bond, gaining exposure to musical rudiments and cultures.
Come try a drop-in class to see if you like it, visit our website at www.jumpintomusic.ca for schedule information click here. Check out this article from People. The royals may be coming to a Jump into music class, scroll down to number 10.