Brandi Sidoryk is a Calgary songwriter, live performer, and musician. With a MMus degree in Classical Voice (Univ. Melbourne), Brandi’s primary project is the all-female CCMA and WCMA award-winning band Nice Horse. Brandi’s songs have appeared in film, TV, and commercials, including the theme song for popular Korean series “Hello, My Twenties” (Netflix). She was featured at the 2019 CCMA Songwriter Series, and was the 2020 Calgary Public Library Songwriter in Residence. An accomplished bassist, Brandi won Bass Player of the Year (CCMA Awards, 2022). She’s a Royal Canadian Navy musician, recently awarded an RCN Commendation for creating a Naval Reserve online music training program during the pandemic which innovated Canadian Forces training.
Brandi has a passion for live production, and works with many Canadian artists as a live production coach. In addition to tour managing for her own projects, she has also tour managed Canadian metal band Kittie. For the last five years, she has combined her love of live shows and her compulsive need for organization into co-creating BANDIE, a touring and scheduling app for DIY-artists, that released in 2023.
industry role: Songwriter