Who is 'Tickleberry'?
CLICK HERE for an article posted in the Nanoose Bay Directory.
Behind Tickleberry Telegrams is Micki Findlay. Micki has been performing for audiences since age 6 and composing her own music for over 35 years.
She has received numerous awards – primarily in the Cowichan and Greater Victoria Music Festivals and then at the B.C. Finals in Vancouver where she placed 1st, two years consecutively.
At age 15, she was chosen to join the Victoria Conservatory Choir and tour the British Isles where they competed with choirs from around the world. She has directed and performed in several musicals and comedies with the Cowichan Musical Society, The Mackenzie Players and C.A.T. Productions.
She played keyboard and sang with the “Calico Gang”, a group that entertained children in Chemainus, BC.
She has also performed in a variety of venues such as local telethons, coffee houses, concerts, outdoor bandshells, restaurants, hospitals, senior’s homes, churches and weddings.
You can read more from Micki on her Blog
What People Are Saying
"What a great performance - thank you so much, Micki. Everyone was so pleased with the evening. You're really talented, and lots of fun. The kids and adults alike were so entertained. I'm sure I'll be getting calls about how to contact you in the near future."
"Thanks for the picture Micki; a reminder of an unforgettable moment!!! I must say that you did a super job and it was very entertaining. All the people there were very impressed and I still smile when I think about it. Thank you once again. You do a wonderful job as a clown and your singing made us all curious about what you could do with your voice. Take care."
"Hi Micki, I talked to my sister Barb and she said your singing telegram was just wonderful. She said you did such a good job and that she will always remember your visit. Thanks so much for your effort and working with me on this. It meant a lot."
Mike Jacquemain, Shelby Twp.
“We want to thank you for sharing your incredible talent with all of us. What a great performance! The telethon was a wonderful success because of your enthusiasm.”
Chas Leckie & Barb Simkins
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“Thank you for getting out of your sick bed to sing and bring joy and laughter with your song.”
Vicki Halme and Cowichan Lodge Staff
“Thank you for your part in the special evening for me at the Somenos Hall. The singing telegram was wonderful. My son got it on video so it can be shown at a family gathering in the summer. I really enjoyed your voice. Good luck with Tickleberry Telegrams.”
“I would like to thank you on behalf of the students council, the student body and the teachers of D.C.S.S. for the lovely music you shared with us at chapel. Everyone loved the song you wrote…it was very beautiful. Everyone also thought the music you led us in was fun. Thank you again for sharing your God-given talents with our school.”
Kristin Lorimer and Joel Sked
“Micki, thank you for entertaining us on Jim’s 60 th, on such short notice. Everyone really enjoyed your song. Thank you.”
“Thank you for a wonderful surprise for my sister. It was a wonderful song performed by an expert. Again, thank you so much!”
“We want to say thank you again and you were wonderful. I know from what others were saying that they also thought you were great. I know by watching Doreen`s face that she was thrilled. Thank you again.”
Don and Anne Marie Powell