Nancy's latest CD "Honestly" has already garnered industry recognition. "Something Beautiful" was a finalist in the 2009 Mountain Stage New Song competition, and Nancy's performance of "Honestly" made her vocalist of the month with Singer Universe. "It Finally Took Losing You to Find Me" was co-written with Grammy Award winner Jon Vezner, and recorded in Nashville, TN. The Celtic song, "When the Last Whistle Blows" features fiddler Brian Buchanan of 'Enter The Haggis'. "Hard Times", co-written with country artist Dawn Kenney, speaks to the hardship families are facing in the U.S. housing market. Nancy also had the amazing experience of working with Grammy Award winning artist Kathy Mattea on "One Step Closer than Yesterday", a poignant ballad about the death of a friend. "Honestly" is a CD that chronicles life experience with beautifully crafted songwriting.
2010 New England Songwriting Competition Finalist
2010 Folk Alliance Showcase Artist, Memphis, TN
2009 Mountain Stage New Song Competition Canadian Finalist, "Something Beautiful"
2009 Singer Universe Vocal Competition Finalist October
About Nancy Beaudette
Nancy Beaudette fills the stage with fun, upbeat performances in true troubadour fashion. Her writing is reminiscent of singer songwriters of the sixties and seventies, and has the emotional edge of a woman with some heartfelt life experience. "I want to write music without having to edit personal feelings. I love to write about things happening in the world and in my own life - I think people relate to that." Signature melodies and expressive vocals have made music icons take notice. The ballad "Yesterday" caught the attention of Grammy Award winner & Country Music Super Star Kathy Mattea who subsequently offered to demo the vocals on this recording. Nancy has also been co-writing with Nashville songwriters, most notably Grammy winner Jon Vezner. Their collaboration on "It Took Losing You to Find Me", recorded in Nashville, features Jon on piano along with a very poignant string arrangement, and an intimate vocal performance by Nancy. Another song worth noting is "When the Last Whistle Blows", a vibrant, celtic influenced song capturing both the heartache and possibilities surrounding the closure of the paper-mill in Nancy's hometown. Hailing from Ontario, Canada, this well established artist continues to engage and delight audiences throughout North America.