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Sarah McLachlan

Humanitarian, Musician

Sarah McLachlan is a humanitarian, mom and musician who has won three Grammy awards, eight Juno Awards, and sold more than 40 million records worldwide. Sarah is the co-founder of Lilith Fair, a festival that showcased female musicians. Her most recent album is Laws of Illusion.

She turned a free after-school music program into the Sarah McLachlan School of Music in 2011 to provide arts education and empower children. Sarah’s work in raising millions of dollars for women’s charities, AIDS sufferers and disadvantaged kids has led to many honours: named an Officer of the Order
of Canada, inducted to the Order of British Columbia and awarded an honorary degree from SFU.

She lives with her two girls in Vancouver.
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Music Is My Church

Music is life. Melody and song have been the golden threads woven into and through the fabric of my time on this earth. Its powerful energy runs through us all, underneath, like the ocean at times quiet and calm and then raucous and wild, joyous, or raging with fury mirroring all our many moods and helping us feel, hear and tell our stories.
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