Folk Music Ontario

330-176 Gloucester Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 0A6

Phone: 613-560-5997
Toll Free: 1-866-292-6233

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the ongoing pandemic, our office hours have been reduced. You can contact us Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm. Please also note that we will be working from home more often than not, so send all questions/queries to


Rosalyn Dennett, Executive Director,

Rosalyn brings with her a wealth of experience in the music industry and non-profit organizations through her roles at the Canadian Federation of Musicians, the Canadian Independent Music Association, and MusicOntario. She is well known in the industry as a musician, performing with artists such as Ken Whiteley, Kaia Kater, Fred Penner, and Oh My Darling.

Rosalyn currently sits on the executive board of Folk Alliance International, and has previously served on the board of directors of Folk Music Ontario (2017-2021) as Vice President, chair of the Strategic Planning Committee, and chair of the Revenue Generation Committee.

Joel Elliott, Office Administrator,

Joel joined Folk Music Ontario in January of 2020. Following his Advertising education at Algonquin College, he worked in event management at The Conference Board of Canada, delivering dozens of professional events for nearly a decade. In March of 2017, he decided to focus on music, quitting his job and putting his skills towards the arts instead of economics.

Joel is the co-host of The Monday Special Blend on CKCU 93.1 FM, and hosts the weekly Open Mic Night at Live! on Elgin in Ottawa. From 2018-2020, he sat on the board of The Ottawa Music Industry Coalition.