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Amy Rivard

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Instruments  Vocals, Flute
Name  Amy Rivard
Albums  Shout It Out, Where I Am
Record label  Manhattan Records
Associated acts  Celtic Woman
Education  University of Windsor
Labels  Manhattan
Role  Singer ·

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Origin  Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Occupation(s)  Singer, actress, writer
Genres  Adult contemporary music, Jazz
Similar People  Deirdre Shannon, Alex Sharpe, Lynn Hilary, Orla Fallon, Lisa Kelly

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Amy Rivard, (born Chatham) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actress. She was most recently seen touring as a chorus member with the group Celtic Woman. She just finished a new Adult Contemporary/Pop album which can be found on Itunes and Amazon . Additionally, Rivard created the award-winning webisode series, "What's Up Canuck?" starring Candy Canadiana, a character Rivard created and played while being on the road. She is currently based in NYC.


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Rivard is a classically trained singer and began her singing career by competing in many Kiwanis festivals where she placed first in opera/operetta & musical theatre. Soon thereafter, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours Degree in Music Theatre from the University of Windsor. This program was the only University Degree Program in Canada and accepted roughly 12 students per year. She has toured with Riverdance and performed the show on Broadway at the George Gershwin Theatre. She toured the musical Camelot in a co-production with the Manitoba Theatre Centre, Theatre Calgary, & the Citadel Theatre. In addition, she toured with Sam Orbison's production about his brother Roy Orbison, The Roy Orbison Story and Celtic Woman in their tour Celtic Woman: A New Journey as a chorus member. Rivard spent over a year in Japan where she performed at Tokyo DisneySea, Tokyo Disneyland & the Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta.

Rivard is always busy collaborating and writing. She wrote her one-woman cabaret show which has been seen across the globe on SilverSea 6 Star Cruiselines, the Old Vic Theatre in London, England and at the Café de Paris (London). Her cabaret also brought in the 2005 New Year at The Second City in Toronto. Amy performed in a number of Toronto clubs and released her debut album Cashmere. The album contains numbers from the Great American Songbook, Cashmere, written by Amy and songs written by George Grosman (son of Oscar winner, Ladislav Grosman, The Shop on Main Street)

Amy can also be seen in a number of commercials, which can be found on her website and on YouTube. You can currently see her on PBS in Celtic Woman: The Greatest Journey, Celtic Woman: A Christmas Celebration, and Celtic Woman: Songs from the Heart.

In 2011, the film, Planting Vines was released. Rivard plays the female lead, Sonya. In addition, Rivard recently played a small part in the film Saving Grace, which was released in 2010.


  • 2005: Cashmere
  • 2011: "Shout it Out"
  • 2014: "Where I Am"
  • References

    Amy Rivard Wikipedia