Melody and Kelly Warner began step dancing at an early age and by the time they were entering their teenage years, were performing synchronized step dance routines as The Warner Sisters. They performed throughout Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Western Newfoundland, in the 1980s, and appeared on influential television program Up Home Tonight and in a BBC documentary. Later they performed in a group with Ashley MacIsaac, Natalie MacMaster, Wendy MacIsaac, Rodney MacDonald, Stephanie Wills and Jackie Dunn, and appeared in The Rankin Sisters’ televised Christmas special, Home for Christmas, and the Genuine Pictures documentary, And They Danced.
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Wendy is an award-winning fiddler, piano player and step dancer from Creignish. By age fifteen, she was playing dances all over Cape Breton Island, forming the sound that makes her so recognizable today. With five records to her credit, she is a favourite with traditional audiences everywhere. Wendy has toured all over the world as a solo performer, and with The Rankins, Mary Jane Lamond, Ashley MacIsaac and Beolach. Most recently, Wendy has teamed up with long time collaborator Mary Jane Lamond in an award-winning combination of their musical sensibilities, their strong celtic roots and their personalities.