Elaine Schiman

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Issue: 2017-10-18, PHOTO: Courtesy of Nicole Edwards/Alistair Maitland

The first time I heard Nicole Edwards’ voice, it drew me down a Yukon College hallway during the 1998 Frostbite Music Festival and into one of the festival’s classroom venues. There I found Nicole Edwards, new to the Yukon at that point, singing... more

Oct. 18, 2017 midnight Yukon Music


Issue: 2017-06-28, PHOTO: Bruce Barrett

As the name suggests, Whitehorse Community Choir (WCC) is all about community. The choir draws upon the people of Whitehorse and surrounding communities for its singers, accompanists, audience, inspiration and, ultimately – the most important... more

Jun. 28, 2017 midnight Yukon Music


Issue: 2017-06-28, PHOTO: Andrew Marston

It’s a summer Friday night in Haines Junction, and almost anybody who loves good food, good music and the spectacular St. Elias Mountains knows right where they’d like to be. As the dinner hour draws near, so do the patrons of the Village Bakery... more

Jun. 28, 2017 midnight Haines Junction


Issue: 2017-05-17, PHOTO: Courtesy of Elaine Schiman

Jazz lovers in Whitehorse often look at each other and say, “There’s so much music going on. And so much jazz!” And there is. We are blessed with an embarrassment of riches when it comes to the arts. However, jazz pianist Grant Simpson noticed a... more

May 17, 2017 midnight Yukon Music 1 Comments

Karin Plato loves her art form, but she is not blind to the fact that jazz music can be a tough sell. Plato herself came late to the genre and she knows that jazz is not everyone's cup of tea. That said, she is also a living, breathing example of th more

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