"A future star in our laptop age."
- Michael Wojewoeda, multi-Juno-winning producer
"I had nothing to teach him."
- Dave Bidini, Author/Rheostatics
Taylor Abrahamse is a singer/songwriter, voice actor
and educator. Once a Top 40 contestant on Canadian
Idol, Taylor has performed for over a decade across
Ontario and released many independent recordings.
He has won 'Best Young Songwriter' at the Songwriter's Association Of Canada's 'SongStudio' songwriting intensive, and has written music professionally for Disney, and hit artists. Taylor has also written the music & lyrics to the new musical 'The Beaver Den', which has had numerous independent productions, and is gaining a cult following.
He occasionally co-leads the Song Creation Workshop with Signe Miranda, which inspired them to write and publish the book, "The Song Creation Formula: 7 Easy Steps to Writing Your Song," in which Taylor wrote a chapter on 33 Popular Chord Progressions. He also does voice acting, singing, songwriting and guitar coaching & workshops in his professional recording studio, Silverthorn Studios, which he co-owns with his duo act partner, Bryn Scott-Grimes ('Taylor & Bryn'). They won the Landmark Events Showcase Competition, after three rounds of performances and hundreds of entries, winning prizes including the free production for their debut EP, produced by veteran Glen Robinson (David Bowie, The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones, etc).
In addition to many supporting roles, Taylor is a lead voice actor in five series having aired, or to be aired on major networks (Cartoon Network, Teletoon, Discovery Kids, YTV, Disney XD, etc). Other roles include his Young Artists Award-nominated performance in 'Doc' (PAX TV) as Eliott, appearances in Ross Petty's annual Christmas pantomime at the Elgin Theatre, Jimmy Osmond in the biopic 'Inside The Osmonds' (ABC), and even some singing in the cult classic 'Hedwig And The Angry Inch' (New Line Cinema).
For private lessons from Taylor, send an email to email@example.com.
"Signe Miranda nails it, the anarchy of human relationships,
with great words, great melodies, and great concepts."
- Kat Goldman, singer-songwriter
"Fantastic acoustic indie folk pop... Signe’s work is truly
stunning..." - HD Fest (Best of HD Fest Blog)
Signe Miranda is a professional songwriter and musician,
performing her original songs and recording for over 10 years;
writing songs for 20 years. Signe released three solo and
band albums of her own songs, teaches songwriting across
Canada, and is author of the #1 International Best Seller, "The Song Creation Formula: 7 Easy Steps to Writing Your Song."
The title track of Signe Miranda's Veranda'sSeptember Night album, received an honorable mention in the 'Song of The Year' competition and her songs have been played on radio stations in the United States, Germany, Belarus, Macedonia, Colombia, Australia and New Zealand, with She's Breaking Up, from her latest album making #48 on NBTMusic Radio's top 100 songs of 2012. Signe has performed for audiences across Canada in all 10 provinces, doing interviews on CBC and college & commercial radio stations, as well as performing, in the UK, the United States and Norway. Her songs have been played on CBC radio and have charted on college radio across Canada.
Her band is currently releasing singles for their new album, Heart Wave, with the first single, "It's Been So Long," produced by Greg Godovitz (Goddo) and featuring Bill Dillon (Sarah McLachlan, Daniel Lanois, Peter Gabriel) on lead guitar.
For group coaching & private songwriting mentoring contact Signe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Discover your song
at our next meetup!
Mar. 20, 4:30-6:30 PM
Free Times Cafe
320 College St.
Workshops & Coaching Programs now available!
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