Blanche Sophocleous is a well-known vocalist, guitarist and Master of Ceremonies from Big Pond, Cape Breton. She was a member of the popular recording group Sons of Skye who toured Scotland and many provinces of Canada. Their album Both Sides of the Water, originally released on vinyl in 1981, was recently re-released on CD. She has also appeared on various albums as a back up guitarist for well known Cape Breton fiddlers and pianists. Blanche is also an emcee and entertainer on cruise ships, and at concerts, fashion shows and fundraisers.