Some of London’s most accomplished musical talents are getting together to raise awareness and funding for aid work in South Sudan.
I am happy to have this opportunity to share my love of music. I invite you to have a look around, listen to some music, watch some videos, view photos. Please send your friends to have a look too!
Opening for Aretha Franklin ‘was like a blur’ to Denise Pelley, a London-based singer who was chosen to warm up the crowd during the Franklin’s 2003 performance at the John Labatt Centre, now Budweiser Gardens.
Sometimes, everything just fits.
H.B. Beal Secondary School in London, Ont., the Jason Edmonds Memorial Award committee and the graduating students at Beal needed some help.
One of London’s favourite singers and a bass player from the Ballymote area who went on to play with The Beatles, Duke Ellington and countless other stars in Britain are going into the London Music Hall of Fame.
When Pelley was approached by Sunfest artistic director Alfredo Caxaj with the idea of performing a Christmas show at Aeolian Hall, it didn’t take her long to give him an answer.
CTV London: Nick speaks with Singer Denise Pelley who has been sharing her love of music with kids in Africa for years
Susan Truppe, Member of Parliament for London North Centre and Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women, honoured thirty outstanding Londoners with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal at a presentation ceremony in London.
Every January, Denise Pelley packs a suitcase with small tambourines, shakers and other noisemakers and travels more than 11,000 kilometres to a town called Gordhim in Sudan to run a music camp for 250 kids. Ms. Pelley, a jazz singer, is a stalwart volunteer for Canadian Aid for Southern Sudan. After decades of internal conflict …
A life long dream became a reality for me with my journey to Africa. And what better way to experience Sudan than to also share my passion for music. I delivered a music camp to the young children. The first day I arrived in the church to teach I was greeted with many eager faces. …