Dione Taylor

Music has always been an important and integral part of Dione Taylor’s life. A pastor’s daughter from Saskatchewan, she was born and raised in a family she describes as “really connected to the gift of song. My whole family sings and plays instruments in church,” praises Ms Taylor, who began playing the organ at age four and by ten was the music director and organist at The Shiloh Assembly Apostolic Church in Regina.

Having first burst onto the music scene with her Juno nominated debut album “Open Your Eyes”, Taylor’s career trajectory has been truly remarkable. With performances at festivals and concert theatres across the United States, Canada and Asia for audiences that have included the President of the United States and Queen Elizabeth II, Taylor has made a worthy name for herself as one of this country’s most talented musicians and singers. Dione was nominated for a Gemini Award for her rendition of Oscar Peterson’s “Hymn to Freedom,” which she performed alongside Oliver Jones at the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala. She is also the recipient of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award Mentorship Program.

“Spirituality isn’t about being perfect,” states Taylor, “It’s knowing that The Creator is omnipresent in the midst of our fragmented lives.”

Schedule

SATURDAY

12:00pm – “Powerful Stuff” with Alysha Brilla (Down by the Bay)

5:45pm – Concert (Amphitheatre)

SUNDAY

10:30am – Gospel with Bill BourneTreasa Levasseur, Guy Davis, and Hat Fitz and Cara (Amphitheatre)

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