• "Cari Burdett’s dramatic cabaret was a wonderful evening of music and song, which everyone loved. Cari’s wide-ranging vocals, accompanied by great musicians, made for a magical evening. We look forward to her return" - Neville Hope, Fanny Bay Community Association, April 2017

    A stunning accomplishment. Burdett’s voice is strong and versatile… a rich journey across genres and musical eras,  a remarkable cast of superb musicians, they breath new life into a beautiful collection of classic songs.”   – Kelly Nakatsuka, All Points West – CBC Radio
  • “An eclectic mix with influences ranging from art song and opera to jazz and gypsy. Threading it all together is Burdett’s sultry voice, a smoky mezzo-soprano” – Adrian Chamberlain, Victoria Times Colonist
  • "Cari, your set was incredible. What a strong and diverse voice you have!" - The Salt Spring Music & Garlic Festival
  • "A pleasure to meet this powerhouse performer,  her skilled intensity with a wide range, from opera, to folk and feisty gypsy cabaret style music” – Daphne Goode, Shaw TV
  • “Cari is a house on fire … big, hot, passionate, hungry and beautiful … she will eat you up and leave your breathless … you do not want to miss out … magic.” – Anne Schaefer, Singer/Songwriter
  • “Working on this album with Cari and the fine musicians involved has been incredibly inspiring. So many colours and emotions! Thank you, Cari, for involving me in this fine project.” – Miles Black, Pianist
  • “Her warmth and humanity bubble up through the rich honey of her voice”  Cowichan Valley Citizen
  • “Burdett took the audience on an intimate journey”  Cowichan Valley Citizen
  • “Sensitive and beautiful arrangements, your voice is simply lovely.”– Anna Höstman, Composer/Artist
  • “Cari is a powerful presence onstage...her strong voice, vitality and passion is catching...” – Ken Hicks, Presenter
  • “Cari is a joy to work with. Our audience loved her so much, we've invited her back to sing with us again this summer" Norman Nelson, Maestro, Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra
  • “Take this album aside, and like a good bottle of wine, let its music envelope you.” — Ken Lavigne, The Travelling Tenor
  • "I'm not sure how to go about this, as I don't usually write to a performer who has moved me...There was so much of the dimensions of YOU that you brought to this performance. So much of your soul shone through. Your voice IS an instrument, and one of such range, variety, colour, meaning, as to sculpt sound into gems of time. I can only thank you deeply for that rich experience I and my partner enjoyed last night." - Audience member

  • "From the first note, Cari held the rapt attention of the studio audience with her polished performance. Her expressive voice handles many different genres effortlessly and each song was rewarded with exuberant applause. The interaction and communication between Cari and the muscians was wonderful to watch. She has gathered a lot of new fans here in the Comox Valley. We look forward to having Cari back again at Studio Live." - Roger Baird, Studio Live

  • " Cari transports the audience to another world with her sultry voice, storytelling and beautiful stage presence. All ages enjoyed the show and we look forward to having them return!  We very much appreciated how easy and flexible Cari was to work with!" -  Jennifer, Stowel Lake Farm


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Radio Play and Interviews:

  •  Margaret Gallagher of CBC’s Hot Air- April 2017
  •  The Lounge 999 FM- March 2017
  •  (French) - Jacques Dufresne of CBC’s Boulevard du Pacific- March 2017
  •  Coco Nette, Jazz Across the Country, Montreal.
  •  Stanley Pean Jazz, ICI Musique, Montreal
  •  Interviews with CBC All Points West, - Kelly Nakatsuka
  • (French) Radio Canada - Phare Ouest
  •  Salt Spring Jazz Radio Show
  •  CFAX Radio
  •  CHLY 101.7 interview with Joani Isberg Herrin, Nanaimo
  •  Juice FM, Duncan BC 


  •   Spotlight on Shaw TV- (Magnolia Album release)- Oct 2015
  •   Feature on Shaw TV- (Solstice Concerts) 2014-2017

Print & Web:

  •  Monday Magazine- June 2017
  •  Nanaimo & Voyager Magazine- May 2017
  •  What’s On Digest- April 2017
  •   Duncan Journal- March 2017
  •  Parksville & Qualicum News- March 201
  •   Web only- Round House Radio website- featured artist- March 2017
  •  Central Island Boulevard Magazine (Winter Solstice)- Fall 2016/Winter 2017
  •   Cowichan Citizen (Winter Solstice)- Dec 2016
  •   BC Local News- (Wild is the Wind tour)- Oct 2016
  •   Nanaimo News Bulletin- May 2016
  •   The Fishbowl- March 2015
  •  Oak Bay News- (Winter Solstice)- Dec 2016
  •   Times Colonist- (Magnolia Album release) – March 2015
  •   Cover Cowichan Valley Voice- March 2015
  •  Cowichan Valley Citizen- Nov 2014 


  • Scholarship recipient, Banff Centre of the Arts, Music Residency, 2017 
  • Awarded Vocalist of the year, Vancouver Island Music Awards, 2016
  • Album of the year nomination,Vancouver Island Music Awards, 2016
  • Artist of the year nomination, Vancouver Island Music Awards, 2016
  • Video of the year nomination, Vancouver Island Music Awards, 2016
  • Producer of the year, went to Joby Baker for Magnolia, Vancouver Island Music Awards, 2016
  • Scholarship recipient, Banff Centre of the Arts music residency, 2015
  • Western Canada Music Awards – nominated for Best World Album 2015
  • Finalist in Vancouver Island Song Writing competition, 2014
  • The Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, Semi - Finalist 2008
  • On Scholarship for both MgGill BMus and the Royal Academy of Music, London, UK, for MMus, in Opera & Performance Voice  with new music focus. 


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