Curiculum Vitae

Colleen Costello has been involved in music her whole life, playing and recording for the public since 1996, and touring Canada since 1999. The primary focus being writing and recording original music, performing live and touring. In 2003 she branched out into adapting music for the theatre environment, especially Children’s Theatre, having a special affinity for writing catchy and melodic tunes. Promoting her latest CD led to designing music for soundtracks and TV placement requests.

Musician: Bands/Solo 1998-2010

Colleen Costello- Alt-country, writing, producing, performing, recording
Antler– Psych Folk band, writing, recording and performing
Taffy- Toronto based folk/rock band, eastern tour to PEI with Sammy Sugar Festival
Lucy - pop princesses in Toronto
Walk Left Stand Right – Acoustic Folk -Toronto performing, recording
Mobile Couch – Funky pop - live performances and demos in Victoria, BC.
Gaijin – Punk disco - live performances in Nanaimo, BC.


Session Musician

Studio Work for: Trole, Mitch Girio, Shawn Sage, Ellen Carol, Uncle Herb Dale, The Buffalo Jump, Kevin Fortnum
“Diamond in the Sky” – A Labour of Love compilation cd.
Mariposa Festival with Gerry Leblanc


Sound Design and Composition

Falling for Caroline (2009)- award winning short film by Christine Chew, soundtrack design, four original songs included.
Looking for a Moose (2009) - sound design for Castlemoon Theatre(for young audiences)
The Girl Who Hated Books (2007) -sound design for Castlemoon Theatre
Eeny Meeny Miny (2005) - sound design for Castlemoon Theatre
Wide Awake Owl (2004) - sound design for Castlemoon Theatre
Five Sense Worth (2003)- sound design for Castlemoon Theatre


Musical Street Theatre Performance

Horton Hears a Who (1997) - interactive puppet show – Crispy Salamander Theatre Co.
Songs and Stories (1997) - children’s street theatre show – Crispy Salamander Theatre Co.
Peter and the Wolf (1996)- improvisational piano for puppet adaptation – SATCO.


Related

Taught Drum/Percussion workshop for teen summer camp, Theatre Orangeville (2004)
Japan – Manza Onsen Resort Singer , (1998) traditional and pop songs in Japanese
Independent Music Awards: finalist for the recorded song “Lavender and Sweet”


Professional Public Performances

Multiple National and Regional tours
Festival Performances at Electric Eclectics (2009), Mariposa, (2004), Pride Day Toronto, Toronto City Roots Festival, Cabbagetown Festival.
Live Radio and Television Performances on Rogers Cable’s “Daytime”, CUIT, CFMU and IndieCan.ca


Recording Discography

- Quickstar Productions Presents: Goin’ Back Home (2009)
- Antler : Not being your star (2008)
-Colleen Costello: Glazed Over(2007)
- Lucy: Lucy (2006)
-Colleen Costello: Detangle(2002)
- Walk Left Stand Right: Bums a Smoke(2000)
- Mobile Couch: the demo (1998)