Carolyn Anele
Gig Seeker Pro

Carolyn Anele

Band Folk Adult Contemporary


This band hasn't logged any future gigs

This band hasn't logged any past gigs

This band has not uploaded any videos
This band has not uploaded any videos


The best kept secret in music


"Carolyn Anele Debut CD"

"Anele's seven-song CD, by the way, just dropped off at the office this week, shows off not only rich vocals, but her strong songwriting skills as well. Where has she been hiding all these years?"

-Andre Wetjen, editor and publisher of Event, January 2002
- Event Magazine, Kelowna, BC


"I am very impressed with your cd ... *great* sound production on it, your guitarist is amazing, and your vocals are highlighted incredibly well... this is certainly a cd that stands out... I will be giving it lots of spins on the show in the future ..."

-Laurie-Ann Copple, Radio Host, Window of Opportunity, CKCU 93.1 FM, Kanata, Ontario
January 2003

- CKCU Radio


"Strong voice, outgoing personality - definitely an up and comer!"

-Bob Mills - Program Director Power 104 and CKOV Kelowna, BC
- CKOV Radio


1. Debut CD - The Harbour: 7 original songs showcasing her range of styles.
2. 4-song Promo CD - her 4 latest songs


Feeling a bit camera shy


Carolyn Anele (a-NEL)
Carolyn Anele is “a singer with a beautiful voice…a spectacular songwriter” – Marion Barchel, CBC Radio.
Highlights include opening for singer-songwriter, Eric Bogle, performing in singer-songwriter showcases with Bill Henderson and Roy Forbes and with Cruzeros lead Barry Mathers and folk duo Lester Quitzau and Mae Moore.

Carolyn’s 2002 debut album, “The Harbour” features seven original songs – a mixture of folk, contemporary, blue grass, spiritual and instrumental music. Her CD won a 2003 KADAC (Kelowna And District Arts Council) Award of Honour for CD Release in the Okanagan. In 2004, Carolyn was nominated for the KADAC favorite female performer of the year and favorite folk artist of the year.

Carolyn Anele Unterschultz was born in Salmon Arm, British Columbia – a rural town in the North Okanagan Valley surrounded by lakes, rivers, streams and mountains. As a girl, she preferred creating her own melodies on the old family piano to the tedious practicing of scales and traditional compositions. As a teenager, she spent most of her time hanging out with friends and refining her basketball skills and attended college on athletic scholarships. In 1996, Carolyn returned to her love of music and attended her first workshop, a Power-Song Shop designed for advanced songwriters in Vancouver, B.C. This affirming opportunity inspired Carolyn to continue learning and honing her writing skills. In 2000, Carolyn started her career as a solo artist, promoting her original material. She was chosen to perform her own songs that summer at a fundraising event held for the B.C. Children’s Hospital.

Coinciding with the release of “The Harbour” CD, Carolyn’s sell out debut concert in the spring of 2002, combined her musical pursuits with her humanitarian efforts – a fundraising event for Inside/Out, a violence prevention program for teens.

Carolyn continues to work at a Women’s Emergency Shelter, providing a safe haven for women and children. Her ambition is to contribute to the ultimate goal of creating a world without violence. Carolyn currently resides in Vernon, B.C. with her partner and two cats and performs for charities, benefits, festivals and showcases.

Carolyn’s musical vision is to write songs that will inspire, uplift and heal.