Press kit - References & Quotes

References and Quotes

"We were blessed to have the opportunity to host Barb in concert. She really connected with the audience as, through her music, she shared her walk of faith with us. Her music touched a chord in the hearts of her listeners and drew us into a time of both reflection and celebration in the way only music can. Thank-you for sharing your life and music with us!"

Pastor Tom Kruesel
Bethany Lutheran Church, Campbell River, BC

"Barb it was wonderful having you here.  I had more people today come up and say how much they enjoyed the entire evening. The music & sharing you brought was done professionally and with anointing.  Your entire concert was excellent and was delivered in a nice relaxing style that lent itself to the intimacy of our valentines evening. We would gladly have you back again and would have no reservations in recommending your ministry to anyone." 

Pastor George Ewald
Port Hardy Christian Fellowship, Port Hardy, BC

The Barb Elyett concert on Oct. 3rd at St. David's United church, Pemberton, was a great success. All the churches in Pemberton were represented in the audience, and everyone had a wonderful time. At the social afterwards, many people had the chance to get to know Barb a little better, and we'd certainly like to have her back in the future.

Michelle Ness

Worship leader, St. David's United Church, Pemberton, BC

Barb Elyett has a great voice, a gentle spirit and a heart for people and for the Lord. I would heartily commend her music and commend her as a follower of Christ.

Pastor Axel Schoeber

First Baptist Church, Victoria, BC

On April 26th, our congregation was blessed to have Barb Elyett offer her gifts of music and also her passion for sharing the good news of God's love for us. During the concert Barb was able to connect with those in attendance through her songs, stories of faith & subtle humor. I am still hearing how much people enjoyed the evening, and that they have played Barb's CD over and over again. I know that we will have Barb come back in the future to bless us again.

Rev. Murray Halvorson

Trinity Lutheran Church, Delta, BC

"We had Barb do a night of song at Aaron House Christian Fellowship. We found it very enjoyable, and professional. Barb has a very gentle and humble spirit. I know you wont be dissapointed with her songs of courage and hope.

Pastor Judy Pebernat

Aaron House Christian Fellowship, Courtenay, BC

Barb was able to bring across the christian message in a way that she expressed one important thought in just a phrase and clothed it with beautiful music. We tremendously enjoyed her texts and music.

Pastor Guenther Sandl

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Victoria, BC

"I have known Barb for at least ten years and am more than happy to write this letter of reference. Barb is not only a well trained and beautiful singer/soloist, she is a team player and always maintains a professional standard, whether on a professional engagement or in a volunteer situation. She not only has talent but also a terrific attitude, to work with others and to promote and foster their talents as well.

Barb is also a very spiritual person, and believes her talents are a gift from God to be used in a meaningful way, often in a church or religious setting, to serve God and the community around her. My experiences with Barb have always been positive and very successful. I'm sure yours will be as well."

Peter Allen
Music Director, St. Augustine’s Church, Kitsilano, Vancouver, BC

Composer of film and television music, member of the Canadian Music Centre

“Barb Elyett was invited to minister in song at our church on September 25th. We found Barb to have a great talent from the Lord and you could tell that when she played and sang it was from her heart and unto the Lord. We would welcome Barb back to our church with open arms and gladly recommend her to other churches.”

Bradley Magee
Music Director and Elder, Radiant Life Community Church,

Campbell River, BC
Congregational Christian Churches in Canada

"Thank you for your dedicated music ministry that helps our whole church praise the Lord so powerfully.”

Fr. George Varghese
Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Burnaby, BC

When I first put Barb Elyett's CD into the CD player I knew it was inspired by the Holy Spirit! The Simple Side is an album that everyone can enjoy!

Pastor Larry James II

Abundant Life Radio Network

"Listening to Barb's nicely crafted music is like sitting down with a big mug of chicken soup when you have a cold. The sincere lyrics are drawn together by beautiful piano and Barb's warmly expressive voice. Her heart for music and inspiring people is unmistakable in these personal songs..."

Philippa McCracken

Cross Rhythms UK

Cross Rhythms UK

The Simple Side by Barb Elyett is one of those CD's that's filled with special music that after you hear it you'll say "Thank You Lord." "Thank you for giving me the chance to not only open my ears but also my heart and soul to the simple wonders of Your way."

C.W. Ross

Christian Rockers Online

Christian Rockers Online

"What a wonderful experience it was to have Barb Elyett host our Sunday Celebration at the Quadra Island Centre for Positive Living. Barb arrived early to set up her piano, was professional in her delivery, warm with the congregation and her music was perfect for our venue. All were moved by her presentation.

I highly recommend Barb as a musical performer at any event. Further questions can be directed to me (250) 285-3224."

Jill Brocklehurst
Pastor, Quadra Island Centre for Positive Living

"You’re voice is amazing and your performance tonight gave me chills. Thank you for sharing your music with us.”

Lorraine Vanderzalm

President, BC Songwriters Association, Langley, BC

"Ms. Elyett, thank you for elevating God in your written, sung and spoken words. It is an incredible reminder to all of us that while we pursue all we do, without him we can do nothing."

Fran Briggs

Author, Motivational Speaker, President and Founder of The Fran Briggs Companies

Phoenix, Arizona

"I love your work and I love always having your studies on hand to help me and those that I teach through my ministry to have everything in life that God has to offer. Please continue to do what you do as it helps me minister more effectively."

Yours in His Service,

Rev Dr. Olabiyi Abraham Olakunle