has been a leading figure in Canada's roots music scene for two decades. In 1987,
she co-founded the traditional country trio Great Western Orchestra which recorded
a remarkable eponymous album for Sony Music Canada in 1989.
Bible Hill, Nova Scotia, Cindy's musical influences were primarily country and
traditional music. "I grew up in a country music household," she says.
"Strictly Hank Snow, Kitty Wells, and Jean Shepard."
other Quartette members, Cindy maintains her own solo career. She has released
three solo CDs—“Love On The Range" (1994) "Just A Little
Rain" (1995), and the self-titled"Cindy Church" (1996).
also performs with two other groups, Lunch at Allen's (with Murray McLachlan,
Ian Thomas and Marc Jordan), and performs with “The Nearness of You,"
a tribute to songwriter Hoagy Carmichael also featuring Joe Sealy and George Koller.
"....there's no mistaking the Alberta-based folk/country
singer's precise, bell-like voice. Once you hear it, you will know immediately
who it is."
- BILLBOARD MAGAZINE
Church has that special magic to be able to attract an ear with her clear, plaintive,
high country vocal delivery. It' s a spellbinding experience to listen to her
create vocal imagery with her singing.
- LARRY DELANEY, COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS
"Cindy Church, Nathan Tinkham and I have been singing
and playing together off and on for ten years. In that time, I've watched Cindy
develop into just about the best song stylist around, while Nathan's guitar-playing
is original and decisive.
- IAN TYSON, LONGVIEW ALBERTA
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