Danielle Hebert's career highlights 2011 June 2011, interview and live performance on Radio Canada's television show

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June 2011, interview and live performance on Radio Canada's television show « Un été show » produced by Pierre Beaudoin and hosted by Lyne Barnabé.

June 2011, series of appearances in Vancouver at numerous local venues as part of the «Guitar on the back of a motorcycle tour »

April 2011, concert at Radio Canada Vancouver with Gordon Grdina, Tommy Babin and Elliot Polsky.
March 2011, month long trip to Nashville Tennessee to mix her upcoming album.

November 7 2010. The Love Ride. Danielle opens for Robbie Krieger of the Doors fame.
September, October and November 2010. Monthly performances at the Coffee Gallery Backstage in Altadena, California.
September, Danielle goes back to Nashville to record her fifth solo album project.
June to September. 16 000 miles solo motorcycle road trip across and around America
April 2010. 11 days of recording tracks and overdubs for 4 Leoffenders songs with producer Mathieu Dandurand at studio Mixart in Montreal as part of a Musicaction recording grant.
March 2010. Danielle flies to Nashville for three weeks to record tracks for her 5th solo album project.
February 2010 Multiple performances on various Vancouver Olympic Games stages with Leoffenders during the Vancouver Winter Olympics.
February 2010, Danielle sings the Canadian anthem in front of 30 thousand people for the Olympic Torch Relay in Richmond BC
January 2010. Leoffenders is awarded a 4 song recording and promotion grant by Musicaction.
January 2010. 3 days of recording sessions in Nashville TN. for Leoffenders and for demoing songs for Danielle's solo project.

December 2009, Danielle is invited to jury a recording grant project for the Canada Council for the Arts Jury in Ottawa.
December 2009 Concert with Francois Houle and Andre Lachance at the Vancouver's national television network the CBC.
November 13 and 14 2009. Two-day video shoot for Leoffenders for the song Demain at Radio-Canada Vancouver
November 2009, with Leoffenders, Danielle performs two concerts for the « Coup de Coeur  Festival » (a major coast to coast francophone festival)

October 6 2009, Danielle is invited to perform original material, sing harmonies and act for the Hundredth Anniversary of Maillardville, an extravaganza show produced by Isabelle Longnus.

October 2009, Danielle composes the music for the play « Le Perimètre » presented by the Theatre La Seizieme in Vancouver. The play won a Jessie Award for Best Production.
August 2009, Danielle performs in Quebec City with the Women in Song collective as part of the Celebrations for Quebec City's 400th anniversary

May 1st 2009

2009 May 1st,, the event : Le Mai de la Chanson( May in song ) gets underway. Leoffenders is one of the acts presented in this month long radio and web showcase produced by Radio-Canada.

April 29 2009 Leoffenders (danielle's duo with Josee Allard ) won the Muziklip contest organized by the Radio-Canada Vancouver. The contest gives the winners the chance to record a new song and shoot a music video for that same song.

April 26 2009

Danielle performs at the National Arts Center in Ottawa Scene BC showcase. Danielle and two other singers represented British Columbia's francophone community at the festival

April 4 2009

Danielle, Josee Allard and St Pierre play a concert at the Spectacles Nouvelle Scène presented by Maison de la Francophonie de Vancouver

March 4 2009

Première of the play Lentement La Beauté produced by the théâtre la Seizième in Vancouver in co-production with the Edmonton Francophone theatre. Danielle composed the music for the play. The play was nominated for a Jessie Award for Best Production.

November 2008, Danielle & Josee play an artist showcase at the Western Canadian Music Awards in Edmonton. The showcase is received with wild enthusiasm.

May 2008 A L'Infini Communications launches the CD «J'ai trouve une chanson », A retrospective of Acadian artist Ronald Bourgeois works. Danielle arranged, performed the song Pour Eve.
May-June 2008 Femmes en Chansons/Women In Song road tour. Danielle shared the stage with singer songwriters Melonai Brisdon and Josée Allard and with musicians Davidian Chorley and Jose Sanchez. The tour spanned Northern BC, Vancouver Island, White Horse YT, and a final show in Vancouver. Here are the dates :
March 26 2008

Danielle records a song for a compilation CD honoring East Coast francophone singer songwriter Ronald Bourgeois. Danielle arranged and then recorded voice, guitar and back up vocals for a song titled : Pour Eve (for Eve). The compilation was produced by À L'Infini Communications, Martine Girard, Patrice Boulianne (Blou) and Denis Gendron from New Brunswick.
February 8th 2008 Danielle plays the Richmond Carnaval with Elliot Polsky, Chris Percy and Kerry Galloway.

January 30th 2008 Danielle performs her music at a live broadcast as a special guest for Radio-Canada from the Hotel Vancouver. The event celebrated 40 years of French radio broadcasting in BC.


Release by Sommerset Entertainment of the CD « Paris is for Lovers » featuring Danielle Hebert and Phil Dwyer.
Recording of a new version of the song « Zee » from the CD Aventurière Accidentelle. It is to be part of a compilation CD titled Dances and Dreams produced by CBC. The CD was released in late 2007 by CBC.

December 9 2006, Danielle appears on the French TV show Via TVA. The show presents a glimpse of Danielle's multidisciplinary artistic talent. It was filmed in the summer of 2006 at Danielle's home.
August 2006 recording of the jazz CD 'Paris is for Lovers with Danielle Hébert and Phil Dwyer'  for the label Sommerset Entertainment.

Performance at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver on Saturday June 6th for the Vancouver World Peace Conference with Veda Hille.

In 2006 Danielle composes and records the soundtrack for the play Mathieu trop Grand, Francois trop petit for the Vancouver French theatre company « La Seizieme »


Danielle is guest singer on the CD Poor Boy, songs of Nick Drake arranged by Tony Wilson and produced by Tony Reif on the Songlines label.
In 2005 Danielle receives a Canada Council for the Arts grant to compose an original musical work. Danielle works on the project from July to September 2005.


November 2004 : Receives a maxFACT grant for the filming of a music video for the song L’Araignée.
October 2004, Danielle wins the Outstanding Francophone recording at the Western Canadian Music Awards as well as a ‘Rising star’ award given by the Galaxie radio station .
August 2004, Danielle Hébert receives two nominations for the Western Canada Music Awards for Outstanding Francophone Recording and Best Album Design, both for her new CD Aventurière Accidentelle
June 2004, Release of the music video for the song “Dites Moi” produced by Maureen Prentice, Dennis Tal, and Directed by Jason Margolis, cinematography by Carl Bessai.
June 2004 Vancouver CD release of Aventuriere Accidentelle to a sold out room at Studio 16 of the new CD Aventurière Accidentelle as the opening concert of the Festival d’É té de Vancouver on June 17th with a cast of all stars musicians including François Houle, Jesse Zubot, Dan Jacobs, Tony Wilson, Miles Hill, Elliot Polsky.
June 2004 2 concerts in Powell River with François Houle
Mai 2004, Launch of second single, which is the title track of the new recording Aventurière Accidentelle to French radios across Canada
April 2004, shooting of music video for the song “Dites moi” from Danielle’s new CD
March 2004, expected official release of Danielle Hébert’s new French CD “Aventurière Accidentelle in Montreal at the renowned ‘La Place Des Arts’ concert hall.
January 2004, launch of first single “Dites Moi” from the new recording Aventurière Accidentelle to French radio stations across Canada.

November 2003, Performs at the Jazzerwocky jazz and poetry festival in Lethbridge Alberta.

October 2003, special guest singer for the francophone event in Winnipeg “Colloque de la CEFCO”.
Danielle represents British-Columbia at the Festival Chanteclerc, in St Pierre Jolys, Manitoba. The show is recorded and aired by the French CBC.
Guest Francophone singer for 3 shows and 2 school workshops at the Frostbite Festival in White Horse, Yukon.
Her song “The Way Home” is selected among a field of international caliber to be included on a compilation CD for the Artists for a Better World Internationall from Los Angeles.
Cameo in a Jason Margolis independent film.
Guest singer on the American horn player Dan Jacobs’ new Cd.
Guest singer on the “Hommage A Jacques Brel’ Concert in Vancouver as part of the Coup De Coeur Festival.
Produces and performs a multimedia show at the Vancouver Planetarium showcasing the music of “the Alien Suite”.
Receives a video grant for her song “I Feel So Alien” from the Alien Suite CD from VideoFact.
Is Recipient of two recording grants for the recording of her next CD Aventuriere Accidentelle. One by the Canada Council for the Arts and one from Musicaction.
Films a show for the TV program “Un Air de Famille” for Radio-Canada.
Is the artistic director for “le Gala de la Chanson” in Vancouver, a premier event in the French community.
Opens for Clémence Desrochers May 2002 Vancouver
Premiere of “une Odyssée…” at the Festival Coup de Coeur in Vancouver November 2001 with Francois Houle
Opens for Great Big Sea September 8 2001 at Stanley Park Vancouver
May 2000 French Concert “a L’Astrolabe” in Ottawa, received with rave reviews
The song “The Way Home” appears on Girls with guitars II compilation CD
November 2000 release of second album “the Alien Suite” received with rave reviews.
Summer2000, cross Canada tour from Vancouver to Montreal. Highlight is a opening show for Kim Mitchell
March 2000, Appears on the Girls with Guitars showcase 6th Anniversary at the Railway Club
March 2000 in Concert at Theatre Petit Champlain in Quebec City on special invitation
Recording of her second Disc ‘The Alien Suite’
The song Ode is selected for the ‘Northern Lights CD Compilation’
Fall 99 as part of the Coup de Coeur Festival :Tour of Saskatchewan, CBC radio show and showcase in Montreal
Her song ‘Ode’ is selected by Los Angeles’ Step Magazine for their millenium compilation CD. Step magazine is distributed in 50 different countries.
Summer ’99 Eastern Canadian tour Opens for Claude Dubois in Edmundston N-B
Her song ‘Famine’ is selected for a CD compilation produced by TV Ontario
Performs at the “chanson Fete” in March ’99 at the ‘Place Des Arts’ in Montreal

Also performs on the CBC National radio show “un ptit air du samedi soir”

Participates to the “Bourse Rideau” Montreal Que, February 99

Her song ‘Tktut’ is selected to be included on the RADO CD compilation

(rado stands for Western Canada artists group, regroupement des artistes de l’ouest)
Mini tour in Alberta and Northern BC September ’98
Showcase at the New Music West on May 29th 98 at the Bulldog cafe
Filming of 3 songs for a TV Ontario show in Winnipeg on May 22nd
Performed at “Ma Premiere Place des Arts” contest in Montréal, Qué.
Performs live for the CBC 30th anniversary of French radio in B.C.

Works as talent in different jingle production houses in Vancouver

As part of the “Coup de Coeur francophone festival” she goes on an

Eastern Canada tour (Quebec City, Montréal, Moncton, Ottawa, Winnipeg)
Performance at the PAIRA showcase at the Railway Club in Vancouver
Release of her 1st independent CD at the Mojo Room in Vancouver
Opening act for Blues pianist Lou Simon at the Web Café
Winner of the CBC short story contest for her work “le Grand Départ”
Performed at the Celebrity Center International LA Sunday Night Showcase
Appeared on Terry David Mulligan’s show Much West on the Much Music channel
Festival Coup de Coeur 95, opening act for one of Quebec’s star Marie Carmen at the Gateway Theatre
Gala Provincial De La Chanson95 winner of the singer songwriter category in Vancouver as well as the public’s choice. Also winner of the best song award by SOCAN in Winnipeg’s Interprovincial Gala
Guest singer on Jess Lee’s album on “The Friendship Song”
Performed at the Cityfest, Stonewall and the Summer Festival in the summer of ‘95 in Vancouver
French coach, translator and singer for Teddy Bear Productions and Wave productions. Jingles at Seacoast Studios, Telehold Communications
Performer and host for the singer songwriter’s showcase at Café Vieux Montreal in Vancouver


Performs at the 12 minutes max and girls with guitars showcases

Special appearance on CBC national network on the show D’Est En Ouest and on the show blue Mondays on Coop Radio
Finished a two years jazz guitar program at King Edward College in Vancouver
Member of the rock band ‘The Girls' , the jazz vocal group ‘Soundwave’

The jazz fusion group ‘Cats On A Wire’

Recipient of Kevin Stokes’ Scholarship for most promising young guitarist
Winner of the Contemporary Solo Competition at King Edward
participates in the Banff Festival, B.C. Jazz Vocal festival
Recording of a phonogram with CBC radio producer Dominic Soutif
Was granted a ‘Challenge’ bursary with the group ‘Cats on a Wire’
Winner of the songwriter category in the Gala De La Chanson in Vancouver edition 1993
Presentation at Music West 1992
member of the group Ocean Size, solo performances at local venues.
Award from the Nechako Environmental Coalition for an original play
Move to Prince George B.C. in September 1989
Studies jazz guitar at the CEGEP St. Laurent with Sam Balderman
Performs in local musical events in her hometown playing bass or guitar in a big band
Started learning guitar under the tutelage of Pierre Girard at age 13
Took piano lessons at age 7, and sings in local choir.
Born in Montreal Rue St Denis

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