~ singing you home ~
singing at the bedside of those who are terminally ill.
~ Olde time Cuntry Music! ~
Shannon has two recorded CDs of originals and lullabies.
CONTACT HERE to purchase
LISTEN TO A SAMPLE HERE.
SHANNON INGERSOLL, BMT, MTA
Shannon Ingersoll, BMT, MTA (she/they) is a queer artist who resides in the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations and is a skilled entertainer, Music Therapist and songwriter with a diverse set of creative and therapeutic tools.
With several decades of performance and music therapy experience, Shannon is a passionate community builder, using their extensive creative skills to develop relationship, encourage exploration and create safe spaces to learn and grow through music and other expressive tools.
Graduated 2005 from Capilano University in North Vancouver as a Music Therapist and Accredited with the Canadian Association of Music Therapists, Shannon has experience working with elders in LTC, assisted living community, youth at risk, people with disabilities, adult trauma and specializing in Palliative/Hospice Care.
Shannon created and developed the Music Therapy programs at Vernon Hospice House and Vernon Cancer Center, facilitated the Vernon Cancer Support Circle, and has worked with Vancouver Hospice House and many care homes in Vancouver.
Shannon also has experience working in Therapeutic Recreation with all ages (rural community) and building community activity programming with elders in LTC and assisted living.
Shannon owns HeartSong Music Services, (2002) offering therapeutic entertainment for elder groups and for weddings, memorials and special events for all ages as well as guitar and voice lessons, private/group music therapy sessions and elder companioning
Shannon believes in the power of community, organizing coffee houses, song circles, open mics and collaborative concerts and performing at fundraisers.
Shannon is currently 1/5 of the INTUITIVE A CAPPELLA SINGERS, who offer bedside singing for those at end - of - life dealing with terminal illness and performs in a local womens country band, BUSHY PARK (www.Bushyparkmusic.com)
Shannons' prayer is that you find your 'heartsong' and
share it often with those around you!
Shannon acknowledges that they are a settler with privilege on stolen Indigenous land and is committed to learning and developing relationships that keep us all moving towards true reconciliation.
This trustmark is property of the Canadian Association of Music Therapists (CAMT) and indicates the individual using it is a Certified MTA (Accredited) in Good Standing