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Susan Aglukark

$35 - $38


January 29
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$35 - $38


deCoste Performing Arts Centre
99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada
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Susan Aglukark

Singer / songwriter Susan Aglukark is one of Canada’s most unique artists and a leading voice in Canadian music. She blends the Inuktitut and English languages with contemporary pop music arrangements to tell the stories of her people, the Inuit of Arctic Canada. The emotional depth and honesty of her lyrics; her pure, clear voice and themes of hope, spirit and encouragement have captivated and inspired listeners from all walks of life.

Susan has held command performances for HRH Queen Elizabeth (twice), Canadian Prime Ministers Jean Chretien and Brian Mulroney and the President of France, Jacques Chirac. She has performed for Nelson Mandela and Governor General of Canada Adrienne Clarkson as well as several other dignitaries. Susan was invited into the Order of Canada in 2005 for her contribution both musically and as a workshop facilitator and mentor in the aboriginal community. She was awarded the Governor General’s Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award in 2016.

Awards include: 3 Juno Awards, the first-ever Aboriginal Achievement Award in Arts & Entertainment, and the multiple Canadian Country Music Association’s nominations and awards. Susan has four honorary doctorates. She is the founder and chair of the Arctic Rose Foundation.