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 Angel Awards Monaco 2006 Ambassadress : Michaela Foster Marsh

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From a young age, Michaela has been composing music and writing lyrics, attracting significant independent success in Canada and more recently in her native Scotland. Since 1997, Michaela has performed in a host of high profile music venues in and around Ottawa, Toronto, Scotland and New York City. Michaela’s intimate performances have sold out shows in Ottawa, both at The National Arts Center and Barrymore's, and in venues in Glasgow, most recently the west end arts venue Oran Mor. Over the years, she has also supported various artists, from Jesse Cook to the Sensational Alex Harvey Band, and has also written lyrics with fellow musicians, as well as composing for film and television FILM AND TV Michaela's music has featured on the television show Dawson's Creek Alliance/Atlantis picked up her composition, Naked In The Water, for the television movie The Mathew Shepard Story in 2002 Michaela's music featured in the independent movies, Beautiful Horizons and Embalming Love. Michaela has also arranged the music for a short documentary, Halo of Hope, which won Telefest last year. Following the success of Halo of Hope, Michaela’s music was used for a short film, 20 Questions, for another entry into Telefest, Music Awards Michaela’s music was used for a short film 20 Questions for another entry into Telefest, following the success of Halo of Hope Michaela has also been the recipient of a number of music awards Winner of the Majic 100 Song writers competition 1996 Winner of Ontario Folk Alliance "songs from the Heart Competition” 1996 2nd runner up in the Canadian National Songwriters competition 1996 Reviews “Michaela possesses a refreshing level of originality both in her songwriting and in her performance." - Brian Robertson, president of the Canadian Recording Industry Association ”Michaela’s music is in a class of its own. Her music, astounding lyrics and voice have got right under our skin and we love the CD here! We hope the festival will help to give Michaela the platform she so rightly deserves. Her music is as perfect for film as it is for life” Rosana Golden, Festival director/Angel Awards The Monaco International Film Festival "...performing her passionate songs with a string quartet from the Ottawa symphony orchestra. In a word WOW." - Lyn Saxberg, Ottawa Citizen "A Great Canadian Recording.....One of the most distinguished recordings in Canada" - Tom Henighan Author of the Maclean's Guide to Art's and Culture in Canada "Her gorgeous, impeccable voice-coupled with original touches makes comparisons moot. Straight forward contemporary pop, with an uplifting earnest that makes fools of those who pose distraught." - Chart Magazine "Her Beautiful, ethereal voice fit in well and she demonstrated why she has built up such a buzz among the crowded clique of singer/songwriters." - Joshua Ostroff, The Ottawa Sun "Beautiful songs composed by her, beautifully sung. Don't miss an opportunity to see and hear Michaela, this extraordinary Canadian musician. You will want to hear her again and again as I did." - The Right Honorable, Mitchell Sharp "Fairy Tales and the Death of Innocence is a gentle pop masterpiece of lush, layered ballads and poignant lyrics." - Alan Wigney, Ottawa Xpress "Lush textured style pop. Inventive touches and the singer’s theatric presence give the production a distinctive edge." - The Record "One of the most memorable evenings in the hallowed hall of Barrymore's last year featured Michaela Foster Marsh and her String Quartet." - Ottawa Xpress

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