Duane MacLeod was born and raised in O'Leary PEI, in a very musical family. This ignited a passion for singing and playing the piano, and he spent most of his youth competing in Music Competitions/Festivals and earned the Award "Senior Vocalist of the Year" in 1993 during the West Prince Music Festival. Upon highschool graduation, Duane pursued a Music Degree at Kingswood University in New Brunswick and from there moved to Yarmouth, NS to produce Yarmouth Wesleyan Church's Living Christmas Tree for six years. Duane has won two consecutive Yarmouth Exhibition Music competitions and in 2008 was in the top ten of the David Foster Ovation Star Search for Atlantic Canada. Duane along with his wife Jen and three children live in Yarmouth, NS.