Rozalind MacPhail has become one of Canada’s most unique and captivating multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriters.
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She effortlessly loops flute, voice, guitar, electronics and toy instruments into her own blend of songs and soundscapes about the people and places she has connected with.
This Toronto Island flower-child sang and danced throughout her childhood for anyone who would listen.
The flute came into Rozalind’s life at the age of 13, after her grandmother read an article about how playing the flute helped asthmatics learn how to control their breathing better. In fact, it did. As a classically trained flutist, MacPhail pursued an undergraduate degree in flute performance at the University of Toronto and later moved to Ottawa to pursue a master’s degree in flute performance.
Now based in St. John’s, MacPhail recently invited emerging and established filmmakers from St. John’s to create 13 short experimental films about the city, for which she composed and recorded the music.
This “Painted Houses” project, launched in April 2011,…