Our vision

supporting nova scotian audiences and artists

Eastern Winds Music is committed to offering high quality, accessible music from the classical, choral, folk, easy listening, and alternative genres. 

They have a strong commitment to supporting local, Nova Scotian artists and offering performance and collaboration opportunities!

Headquartered in Lunenburg, NS, Eastern Winds Music was founded in 2022 to bring audiences together, offer performance opportunities for artists, and provide live music after the lockdown. 


Peter Ernst is an accomplished singer, songwriter, and composer from Lunenburg, NS. 

Known for his full, warm baritone voice, Peter is a former member of beloved Nova Scotian a cappella groups, The Ernst Family, The Sibtet, and OneBlood. Peter has a long and varied history as a local, national, and international performer. Notable appearances include semi-finals in Season 1 of Canada’s Got Talent. 

Peter is proud to lead Eastern Winds Music as Artistic Director.

Mary Gilson is an experienced singer, businesswoman, and arts administrator. She is pleased to coordinate events and marketing at Eastern Winds Music.