JAZZ Concert – Pacline Corporation proudly supports Big Brothers Big Sisters Sault Ste. Marie



Pacline Corporation proudly presents a musical collaboration in concert, with proceeds to Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Sault Ste. Marie. We bring home to the Sault, singer Mary Lou Sicoly, now based in Toronto, with her musical director John Ebata from Wolfville Nova Scotia and joining forces with the Sault’s own Cantation choir under the direction of Barbara Gallagher.



Juno nominated Canadian Jazz singer Mary Lou Sicoly started singing in her Dad’s church choir and his dance band in her hometown of Sault Ste. Marie. She has sung with everything from duets to big bands and released her debut jazz album “Lemon Meringue Pie” in 2022, followed by tour dates both in Ontario and the East Coast. She is an award winning singer and music educator and has also written and recorded five children’s albums. Mary Lou is thrilled to be performing in her hometown as part of this wonderful fundraiser concert. She thanks her vocal coach, Micah Barnes, Musical Director John Ebata, Karl Scholz and Pacline Corporation and her loving family for all their constant support.



His talents are Versatile with a capital “V”. He is respected in all the extended categories of musician, song writer, producer, musical director, arranger and recording engineer. Equally versatile in all musical styles from jazz to world folk songs to rock and R&B. He has become the first-choice accompanist of many great singer songwriters and acclaimed to be one of the top Canadian piano-keyboardists and continues to work with artists from all parts of the world. Recording engineer for Juno-nominated jazz albums, Black Music composer’s award for song of the year, he performed and recorded with the likes of Buffy St. Marie, Morris Albert & Oscar Peterson.

This performance includes excerpts from his show “Life Onstage with the Stars”, played on Lady Gaga’s PianoArc.


CANTATION is a celebration of female voices based in the Sault. Cantation is about enjoying treble choral music in all genres, pursuing musical excellence… and having fun.