April currently gives vocal and guitar lessons throughout the week, and performs with the Chris Millington Big Band & “Dancin” and the “Acousticats” for corporate and private functions. April is used as a session vocalist for recording projects, commercial radio and TV jingle work. She lead Worship Music at Providence Community Church for eleven years, where she and her family attended for some time in Victoria. April is also an Associate distributor with USANA Health Sciences and pursues a healthy lifestyle and sharing it with others. For more info visit aprilg.usana.com
For more information on April's music, visit the Royal City Music Project and search for "April Gislason" in the Musicians section. Also search for the band Sample-Stearns Band.
Grant has owned and run his company, Vintage Hot Tubs, Pool, Patio & Billiards for over 30 years now. He continues to play music regularly. He produced our daughter Rachelle's 11 Song NEW CD, "GREEN LIGHTS", which was recorded at the "Warehouse Recording Studio" in Vancouver, Canada. Grant is a great guitarist, with keyboard being his second instrument.
For more information on Grant's music, visit the Royal City Music Project and search for Grant Gislason under "musicians." Also, look up "Holy Smoke" a power trio he played in, as the lead guitarist and lead singer with his long time close friends, Paul Iverson on bass and Keith Baker on drums.
Rachelle is a incredible singer/song-writer/pianist/keyboardist/teacher. She finished her 11 song CD in 2010, "GREEN LIGHTS" at Bryan Adams studio, "The Warehouse Recording Studio" in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. She performs at various venues and festivals around town, and works on writing new songs as much as possible. She has taught piano and voice at Peninsula Music Academy www.peninsulaacademy.ca located in Sidney, BC on Vancouver Island and also taught piano and voice from our home studio here in Victoria, BC. For lessons you can view more at www.rachellesmusicstudio.com and see a video clip of her song: "I Love You So."
Visit Rachelle's website at www.rachellelynn.com, where you can purchase her CD, "GREEN LIGHTS" and check out what she is up to and where she is performing! She made her driving trek down to Los Angeles, California in 2012 and now lives in Studio City where she continues to pursue her music career.
Bryan studied at the University of Victoria and graduated with a Degree in Software Engineering in May 2012. He now lives in Toronto and works for a company called, "Kontagent" which he started with in the beginning of June 2012 and loves it! He had just finished his forth co-op term working for an up and up company setting up its presence from the ground floor up at www.chatterblock.com Some of his previous co-ops have been with IBM in Victoria and RIM (Research In Motion) in Toronto. He looks forward to his marriage with fiance, Christina Cho this coming April 27th 2013 in Toronto and so do we!
Bryan is a solid drummer and shows his talent on his sister Rachelle's NEW CD, "Green Lights". He is also dabbles at modeling, acting and song-writing. He also enjoys playing the piano and guitar. You can see at video of him drumming on his sister's song "I Love You So." on her website!
Kris is living in Sidney, B.C., Victoria. He has a great job as a night auditor at Sidney Pier Hotel and Spa. He loves living in Sidney and calls it, “Pleasantville.” And he is a "game-er" and loves it.
Aron and his wife Christine are now stationed in Comox, Vancouver Island, where Aron works in the Air Force. He is happily married with wife, Christine and his three children: son,Griffin now 13 years old, Andrew James now 3 yrs and their latest, a little girl, Jasmyn. Lyric is 15 years old (his adopted daughter) She's a teener! Griffin and sister, Lyric live with their mother, Lia, in Comox, BC, on Vancouver Island.