Q

Nunavut musician Aasiva on falling in love with the ukulele and where it's taken her

Aasiva's self-titled debut album has been nominated for two Indigenous Music Awards this year.
Aasiva performs Play In The Snow LIVE at our Iqaluit show! 2:25
Listen8:24

Sometimes a simple instrument can be a gateway to a lifelong career. That's the case for Aasiva, a Nunavut-based singer and musician who found herself falling in love with the ukulele. She's used that instrument to great effect on her self-titled debut album, a work that has been nominated for two Indigenous Music Awards this year. She talks about that honour and performs a song from the album on q live in Iqaluit.

Produced by ​Mitch Pollock

Miss an episode of CBC q? Download our podcast.

Comments

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.