Orith – (O’wreath) – Lady O

Multi-instrumentalist, singer songwriter and band leader, Lady O is a charismatic and natural entertainer who loves to bring people together. Her songs promote a sense of well being with themes that touch upon the inner journey, our shared humanity, and sometimes just fruit. Her band Lady O & The Omen know how to cook one fat groovy pocket while fusing jazz, world music, pop and R&B.

Have a listen on the HOME page and or on the BAND page.

Come check them out at the Victoria Jazz Festival on Saturday, June 29th at noon. Bullen Park 527 Fraser St Esquimalt, BC.

Sunday, Aug 4th at 7pm  at ‘The 39 Day of July Festival’ in Duncan (Charles Hoey park (124 Canada Ave).

The Omen 
Brad Shipley – guitar, James McRae – drums, Larry Miller – Saxophone

Nico Rhodes – piano (is away on tour in Ontario)



Orith specializes on bass both upright and electric, as well as, voice. She also offers instruction on  ukulele, beginner piano, guitar and overall musical literacy. 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 20 years Orith has cultivated extensive performance experience leading her own group as well as supporting/collaborating with other musicians. She currently provides private music instruction at her home in the Cowichan Valley (and is willing to travel to you if near).  If you’re interested in lessons, please contact

Children Programs

In 2011 she founded a business called Jump into Music offering group music classes to families with young children 6 months to 5 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 for schedule information click here. Here’s a fun article from People, The royals may be coming to a Jump into music class, scroll down to number 10.