Singer for hire

Ann in sessionAnn Burstyn
Toronto, Ontario

I am currently seeking musicians, producers and engineers to collaborate with. I am available for studio recording and live performance whether it be for cover songs or original music.


– present
Ann is pleased to announce that her band Dream Aria’s new cd “Transcend” has just been released! Please check out samples at!,

Dec./06 – present
Recording new DREAM ARIA cd “Transcend”-8 new songs in the works and more to come! Stay tuned!,

Jan./07 – present
Sang vocals on Phideux Xavier’s new track about the pirate Calico Jack which will be on the “Pirates’ Tales” cd- please visit for more info! ,

August/06 – present
Sang with the supernaturally talented singer/bassist Glenn Hughes (with the awesome Jeff Kollman on guitar, the great Gary Ferguson on drums & fab Ed Roth on keys!) ,

March /04 – present
Currently collaborating with Donald Stagg-composer/arranger/lyricist/keyboardist, Garry Flint-drummer of National Velvet (Garry is also a composer/producer/engineer) and guitarist/bassist Jozef Pilasanovic. Steve Agelakos is our newest guitarist and also plays the Oud. Christian Gaarn is our sub-in bassist until further notice. I’m contributing lyrics, vocal melodies, vocals and some production ideas. I also came up with the band name. ,

Oct./04 – present
Recorded a jingle for Ron Edwards (singer/producer) in Phoenix, Arizona- “Hidden Lake”.,

Sept./04 – present
One True Cause played the Cue Club. Also played at the first annual Coal Flats Blues Festival on the beach near London, Ont. ,

Sept./04 – present
My cover band One True Cause performed 2 dates at the Fox & Fiddle in Mississagua ,

May/04 – present
Performed at my high school reunion in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the Dakota Collegiate. Also hosted some of the musical revue put on at the school. Awesome time!!,

April/04 – present
Rehearsing and performing with my cover band ONE TRUE CAUSE. Check out!,

March/02 – present
Wrote and Recorded Egyptian style vocals for Egyptian exhibit at Royal Ontario Museum,

December/03 – present
Performed with local singer/songwriter Meredith Shaw at her CD Release show.,

November/03 – January/04
Performed in the House band at the Brunswick House with members of the Alan Frew Band ( formerly with Glass Tiger). ,

1999 – Present
Teach vocal lessons,

1997 – Present
Record vocals for various musicians and producers for songs and radio jingles,

August/00 – Sept/00
Recorded all vocals for “Angelica” cd for fellow musician/songwriter/producer Daniel Liacos. Filmed 3 videos for 3 songs off the cd, ,

1996 – 1999
Performed with Opera Buffa: ,

August/98 – January/99
Singer for Sci-Fi Prodigy,

March/98 – July/98
Singer (Back-Ups,Some Lead) for Toronto based band Lovejoy,

March/98 – May/98
Singer (Back-Ups) for Phil Collins tribute band No Jacket Required,

Barrie Fairgrounds Festival-One Show – 1997
Singer (Back-Ups) for Shania Twain tribute band Shania Twin with Donna Huber,

1989 – present
Co-Produced music for various musicians/singers,

1979 – 1983
Performed in Winnipeg Intermediate Orchestra and a String Quartet,

– present


Vocal Lessons with renowned singer Mitch Seekins, of Toronto,ON,

Private Piano, Music Theory and Cello Lessons,

Trebas Institute of Recording Arts,

Private training with Kirsten Greer/Jacques Lemay for Classical and Modern Jazz Dance,