Tunes at Noon is back for its 12th year! Tunes at Noon is a FREE summer concert series on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 pm in Grand Parade.
This Pictou County native is a well known performer on the East Coast music scene, and has successfully juggled a busy solo career, work as Musical Director for the hit touring show “DRUM!”, and starred in Denny Doherty’s “Dream a Little Dream”- the nearly true story of the Mamas and Papas.
Doris Mason grew up in a big musical family and was playing piano before her feet could touch the pedals. She wrote her first song at seven. Her training with the Royal Conservatory of Music garnered her many awards in Music Festivals in New Glasgow and Halifax. She formed a Pop/Jazz band and recorded a self-titled album The Mason Chapman Band. Photograph is her solo CD which garnered Doris an ECMA nomination. She was MD and Co-Producer of the Dutch Mason Blues Bash CD and Concert, honouring the “Prime Minister of the Blues” 60th birthday. Ms. Mason has been a featured Artist with Symphony Nova Scotia as part of their Pops Concert Series along with singer/songwriters Ron Hynes, Terry Kelly, Gordie Sampson and Ian Janes. She paid tribute to Dutchy, Denny and John Allan Cameron on the 2008 ECMAs with J.P. Cormier, Charlie Acourt, George Canyon, Gordie and Shea.
Doris has been fortunate to have a multi-faceted background of celtic, folk ,blues and jazz which has afforded her a rich and diverse career throughout Nova Scotia, Canada, Europe, and the United States.