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Singer/Songwriter - Elyse Saunders is an independent, country recording artist that brings her homegrown roots of Peterborough, Ontario to the urban city of Toronto and beyond. She has a decade of stages under her belt, with numerous songs to radio and she continues to hone her brand of songwriting. Catching one of her shows, it's easy to see why she's gained popularity at live music venues. Elyse can be described as the "life of the party" captivating her audience with her powerhouse vocals, dynamic presence and interactive charm. Featured in the Toronto Sun as being an artist "well on her way", Elyse is truly on her way with numerous impressive accomplishments under her belt.
Elyse's most recent single RISE gained notable attention with over 50,000 Spotify streams & 35,000 Shazams and hit top 20 radio following Toronto's DJ Danny D remixed version for z1035. RISE is a collaborated passion-project that came together in celebrating the incredible story of Equestrian-Olympian medalist Jessica Phoenix and has been progressively leaving an impact. The single touched many sport heroes after Elyse was invited across borders to perform RISE preceding Los Angeles' ESPY awards in 2017.
Fast forward and summer 2018 was a busy one for Elyse Saunders; you could see her sharing the stage with Sam Roberts & Brad Paisley during Woodbine's acclaimed Queensplate festival as well as headlining a number of festival stages and top country clubs. Not only was Elyse filling her calendar with shows but also self-funding new music.
Looking back, Elyse has been dynamic in her pursuits, penning between Nashville & home and received the support of FACTOR Canada to record her latter album "I'm On My Way" with three-time CCMA/JUNO award winner Joel Feeney at acclaimed Orange Lounge Studio (Justin Bieber, Amy Winehouse, Sam Hunt, Paul Brandt & more). She's independently released singles to radio and expanded her music into the East Coast preceding the CCMA's in 2015. Elyse has experience with giving back to the community through her annual coat drive which brought her to speaking to thousands of youth during Ottawa's WE DAY and she's been a co-host of "In The Country" during CCMA's red carpet.
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