MUSIC

performance | studio | education

DeeDee Butters is a powerhouse performer. Showcasing a flexible and expressive 3-octave high-soprano range, she effortlessly shifts between delicate soft textures and detailed R&B/Soul riffs.  A natural frontman, DeeDee entertains the crowd, drawing them in with witty banter and her unapologetic brand of humour. 

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She draws influence from a varied range of artists: Aretha Franklin, Thelma Houston, Bjork, Stevie Wonder, George Benson, Lauryn Hill, Sheryl Crow, and many others. DeeDee believes in connecting with the audience from a place of authentic experience and humour. 

...she’s like a sexy cartoon character who’s been fired out of a cannon shaped like an exclamation point.
— Peter Simpson, The Ottawa Citizen

Where to find Deedee

DeeDee Butters frequently designs for and sing with the critically acclaimed 9-member band The PepTides, as well as regularly playing with La Voix Season 7 runner up Rebecca Noelle, The Cooper Brothers, Destiny Band, and several others.

in studio

DeeDee is a seasoned recording professional - as a great technician, she specializes in live-off-the-floor recordings, arranging and layering harmonies,and interpretation.

teaching

DeeDee is currently a vocal coach at Living Music Studios located at 1889 Baseline Road. Recently voted one of the top 3 music studios in Ottawa, teachers at the facility focus on technique as we ll as authentic live performance education.