A professional musician/songwriter and wandering minstrel for over 45 years, with deep roots in Nova Scotia, years in Boston, Toronto and now Greater Vancouver, with a passion for stories and songs that are honest and heartfelt. Ivan’s passion for song writing is evident through his method of delivery. When Ivan performs, it’s up close and personal: Recounting stories of events that draw out compassion in the listener. Only an experienced, gifted songwriter can create this intimate narrative relationship with their audience. Ivan delivers well-crafted songs that are sensitive, thought provoking, and unique, with hauntingly beautiful melodies and rhythms that take his audience on an insightful journey of reflection.