Trena

trena

Trena stepped away from music and performing to raise a family, but the music never left her. Instead it filled her own home and her children’s lives as it did for her when she was young. Trena once again found her way back to the stage when she competed  and won the Kootenay’s Best Singer competition in 2012. The musical flood gates opened again and Trena found herself performing and writing.

Trena’s first single “Cowboy” released in March of 2018 was a song she co-wrote with her mother Shirley Gillison. The single gained Trena fans internationally, the song was added to a number radio stations playlists from the UK to Australia. “Cowboy” was also nominated for song of the year at the 4th Annual Josie Music Awards, an internationally recognized award show for independent artists.

Trena  released her first album “Long Time Coming” in December 2018, the album was produced by Ron Mahonin and satisfies all 4 parts CanCon.  The album’s title track “Long Time Coming” reached #24 on The Joyce Ramgatie International Country Music Top 40 Single Chart, and Trena reached #90 on the Top 200 Artist Chart. The album held on to #1 for 4 weeks on Airplay Directs Top 50 Country Chart.  Songs off the album such as “Cowboy” and “Where did you go” have been played on Canadian radio stations Total Country B104, CFBX 92.5FM, Croc Community radio in Kimberley BC as well as Indie Beat with Mae Wandinger.

At the 5th Annual Josie Music Awards the album has 4 nominations under Traditional Country.  Female Album of the Year, Single of the Year, Female Rising Star Vocalist of the Year, and Rising Star of the Year. Trena won Song of the Year for “Crazy” co-written with Bob Gollan.

“Hold On” is Trena’s brand new single and we guarantee you will fall in love with her voice and this tune.


Trena a retrouvé son chemin sur la scène musicale avec un nouveau single. Trena a sorti pour la première fois une chanson intitulée «Cowboy» en mars 2018. La chanson a attiré de nouveaux auditeurs du Canada et d’ailleurs. Et la chanson a été jouée sur un certain nombre de stations de radio au Royaume-Uni en Australie. «Cowboy» a été nominé pour la chanson de l’année à la 4e édition des Josie Music Awards.

Trena a sorti son premier album «Long Time Coming» en décembre 2018, l’album a été produit par Ron Mahonin. «Long Time Coming», une chanson de l’album, a atteint la 24e place du Top 40 Single Chart de Joyce Ramgatie International Country Music et Trena a atteint la 90e place du Top 200 Artist Chart. L’album est resté n ° 1 pendant 4 semaines sur le Top 50 Country Chart d’Airplay Directs. Des chansons de l’album comme «Cowboy» et «Where did you go» ont été diffusées sur les stations de radio canadiennes, Total Country B104, CFBX 92.5FM et les stations de radio communautaires.

“Hold On” est la nouvelle chanson de Trena qui garantira de vous impressionner! Ajoutez-le à votre playlist dès aujourd’hui.