From Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia), internationally recognized artist Gina Burgess is a multi-genre violinist, composer, yoga instructor, educator, and musician wellness facilitator. A former member of the Juno nominated Iqaluit- based arctic rock band “The Jerry Cans”, a four- time ECMA award winner with the Hot Swing group “Gypsophilia”, and collaborator with numerous ensembles, Burgess is a sought after performer.
Her latest project “ISNOW” reflects her diverse experience by mixing classical music with Celtic folk and incorporating contemporary Inuit throat singing with elements of jazz.
Burgess’s original music has been described as ethereal, genre-bending, and filled with Spirit.
"But then there’s the rare occurrence when a new record doesn’t sound like anything you’ve heard before—and it reminds you of the possibility music contains."
- Morgan Mullin,
full article: the Coast
"The inspired and talented Canadian artist Gina Burgess presents us with an instrumental theme of unimaginable magnitude, where rhythmic nuances open up in a perfect musical range, showing all the refined technique and inspiration of an impressive musician."
- Fabiano Menon,
full article: Roadie Music
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