Filed Under (Barrie, for the sake of the song, Midland, music, Ontario, podcast, Simcoe County) by Sean on October-15-2008

Artemis Chartier

Chartier and Dale Russell are the founders of the School Alliance for Student Songwriters (SASS), a group which facilitates songwriting clubs in schools and arranges songwriting showcases and contests for students in the Durham County region of Ontario and in British Columbia.

I met them in September at the launch party/brainstorming session for the Stellula Songwriting in the Schools initiative here in Simcoe County. Artemis Chartier is a high school teacher and singer-songwriter. Dale Russell was a guitar player with the Guess Who for 17 years in the 80’s and 90s. They are lovely people and wonderful songwriters. Be sure to check out the SASS website to see the wonderful things they are doing with enabling young people to tell their stories through song.


Theme Music: For the Sake of the Song (©2003 S. McGaughey)

Walked on Air (© Artemis Chartier)

The Place Where We Come From (© Dale Russell and Max Smith)

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