A multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and mother, Ashlee Standish is continuing on her path continuing to write and create her own sound with her voice and keys.
Currently touring behind her 2018 release Alchemy, she has created a band of strong women who are touring her originals and an interesting mix of covers from classical to metal.
2018 has been has been productive for Ashlee. Nominated for 4 Niagara Music Awards, including Original Song, Adult contemporary, Songwriter of the year and Instrumental of the year, she took home Instrumental of the year for her song “Deadly Night shade”. The song features piano and cello performed by Ashlee Standish with notable Canadian tour veteran Phil Bosely on percussion.
Along with playing various festivals including Livestock, Carmel Fine Arts & Music Festival Ashlee and Band are now on the hunt for broader horizons, new crowds and listening audiences across Canada.
Ashlee began writing and composing her first solo album “Alchemy”, following the separation from her husband in 2016.
Ashlee’s first solo work is as example of her passion, ingenuity and emotional depth; transforming her pain of loss and heartache into a musical composition.
Turning pain into gold. It’s in the moments of contemplation and self reflection that her music is most poignant. Ashlee currently resides in Niagara with her son, and is booking her next full tour. 2019 will no doubt prove she is an artist to watch out for.