Donald Cormier / Bio

Donald Cormier's latest song; "Bottle&Chain" was self-produced. Donald sings and plays all the instruments on the song, which was just finished in November of 2011. In 2010, Donald received a semi-finalist songwriting award for the song ”Used Goods” in the international “Song Of The Year” competition. Donald Cormier has played on Main Street in his native Moncton for over 20 years. Concurrently, he was a regular player at the Moncton Farmers Market for 10 years.
Through all of these years, Donald has written over 200 songs. In 2008, Donald completed his first demo CD entitled “Over The Edge”, which was recorded by Léandre Bourgeois who also played keyboards on the CD with Mike Melanson on bass and Mike Maillet on drums. Donald sang vocals and played acoustic guitar. The six song project was coordinated by Francine McClure.
In 2010, Donald received a semi-finalist songwriting award for his song ”Used Goods” in the international “Song Of The Year” competition. Donald has attended songwriting workshops in 2010 with John Capek and in 2011with the Radio Star and Canadian Music Week's "New Songwriting Workshop" featuring songwriter, producer, and author of "Murphy's Laws Of Songwriting -The Book", Ralph Murphy. In the past two years, Donald has also been learning to record his own audio so he can share and promote his many original compositions.

Donald Cormier a été musicien de rue sur la Main à Moncton, sa ville natale, pendant plus de 20 ans. Il a aussi joué tous les samedi au Marché des Fermiers de Moncton pendant 10 ans.
Au fil des années, Donald a écrit beaucoup de chansons. En 2008, Donald sort son premier disque demo qu’il a intitulé : «Over The Edge», enregistrer par Léandre Bourgeois qui a joué le clavier, avec Mike Melanson sur la contrebase et Mike Maillet aux percussions. Donald chante et joue la guitare acoustique. Le projet de six chansons fut coordonner par Francine McClure.
En 2010, Donald reçoit le prix de semi-finaliste pour sa chanson «Used Goods» dans la compétition internationale «Song Of The Year». Donald à suivi un atelier d’auteur-compositeur avec John Capek en 2010. En septembre, 2011, il participe au «Radio Star and Canadian Music Week's New Songwriting Workshop» avec le renommé Ralph Murphy : auteur-compositeur, réalisateur, et auteur du livre «Murphy's Laws Of Songwriting-The Book» . Durant ces deux dernières années, Donald apprend à s’enrigistré dans le but de partager et promouvoir ses chansons originales.

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Singer Songwriter / Folk, Rock, Alternative, Country... / Donald explores a variety of other genres.

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Moncton, NB, CA

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