Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Gina Burgess Album Release!

Congratulations to Gina Burgess who celebrated the release of her new album, "ISNOW" with a performance at the Local Halifax on July 21st!

Gina received Talent Trust scholarships in 1995, 1999, 2000, and 2007 for her incredible Violin music.  She is now an accomplished performer, crafter, yoga instructor and music teacher. She travels all over the world to perform, collaborate, and teach.  Gina has become a sought after soloist and educator across Canada and beyond. Together with the other members of "Gypsophilia", Gina is a 4-time ECMA winner and was also nominated for a Juno for her work with the Iqaluit-based band "The Jerry Cans". 

She has collaborated with many other groups and artists, including Kanye West, Maria Osende Flamenco Co., Shauntay Grant, Dinuk Wijeratne, Erin Costelo, Hey Rosetta!, Joseph Petric, the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra, Rich Aucoin, Duane Andrews, NAFAS, Symphony Nova Scotia, Lily Frost, DJ Spooky and Alex Conde.

From Gina: "Without the Talent Trust's support when I was growing up in NS studying classical violin, I wouldn’t be doing what I am now. Ever grateful."

For more about Gina's music releases and performances, visit her website.

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