Lhasa de Sela Youth Bursary Winner: Homebound

Dawson Ovenden-Beaudry and Allison Arius met in 2014 while attending FACE, an alternative high school for the arts. Since graduating, the pair formed a band and now frequently plays local shows. Dawson plays various instruments, including guitar, ukulele, percussions, and a variety of wind instruments.

Allison is a former classical violinist, has been singing from a young age, and currently studies jazz vocals at CÉGEP. She also previously performed at the Folk Fest in 2017. Together, Dawson and Allison form a remarkable and unforgettable duo.