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An accomplished Métis singer, songwriter, speaker and actress, Andrea Menard crosses cultural and language boundaries by speaking from her heart. She has released 4 award-winning albums and 2 made-for-television programs, debuted her own symphony show, spearheaded a positive music initiative called the Music Messengers, and has performed and spoken all over the world.
One of the stars of the Netflix series, Blackstone, Andrea is a five-time Gemini-nominated actress, a 15-time music award winner, and her TEDx Talk called Silent No More has reached over 100,000 views.
An advocate for reconciliation, unity and ending violence against women, Andrea has performed for Royalty, Prime Ministers, Governor-Generals, residential school Survivors, families of the missing and murdered Indigenous Women, and even sang her song “Peace” to the world’s NATO Generals.
Andrea's traditional name is Grandmother Wind.
VancouverReal - Healing Through Vocalization – Podcast - Feb. 13, 2018
The Georgia Straight – Women Find Their Strength in DTES - Oct. 25th, 2017
PA Now: Empowering Women to be Silent No More - Jan. 21, 2018 - Tyler Marr
CBC Radio Sask – An Exercise in Learning & Reconciliation - July 2, 2107
NationTalk – Andrea Menard, Metis Actress, Jazz Singer - Nov. 2, 2016
Global News: - Positivity Through Music - April 10, 2015 - Carly Robinson
Maverick Magazine – CD Review - October 29, 2014 by Eric Thom
The Wholenote – On the Road 2014 Blog
Razmataz Magazine: Concert Review - June 27, 2014 by Kollin Lore
New Canadian Music (NCM) – CD Review - May 23, 2014 by Kerry Doole
Penticton Western News – August 6, 2103 (see attached document too)
The Province – Vancouver – May 2014 by Christopher Tessmer
Reel West Magazine – January/February 2013
Huffington Post – The Blog - June 21, 2013
CBC Arts – November 5, 2006