"Don't give up trying to do what you really want to do...where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong"
During the course of her career, Jennifer Hayes has experienced numerous honours, including singing for the FIFA 2015 Women’s World Cup Soccer, and 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games, as well as performing alongside numerous celebrities such as Jim Byrnes, Michael Kaeshammer, Bria Skonberg, among others. She has performed throughout the world at various festivals and events in China, the USA and Canada (including the Vancouver International Jazz Festival and Harmony Arts Festival). Jennifer has enjoyed the privilege to sing with the Dal Richards Orchestra for over half her career.
In 2016, Jennifer released her second studio album, And So It Goes, featuring many of Vancouver's top musicians including Juno nominated Bass player, Jodi Proznick.
Through her music Jennifer aspires to emotionally connect with her audience.
“I love being able to evoke emotion in my audience through the delivery of a song. A lyric or melody can hold a different meaning to each person based on the artist’s interpretation of it. Connecting with the listener in a meaningful way is my ultimate goal.”
Jennifer holds certificates in piano from the Royal Conservatory of Music, and has also earned a Diploma in Commercial Music and a Bachelors Degree in Jazz Studies from Capilano University. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and teaches vocal lessons in her home studio.