Diane Arkenstone is a multi-genre musician.
Arkenstone wrote her first song at the age of three and started playing guitar at the age of seven. She is trained as an opera singer. In her early career she co-formed with a friend named Melanie the duo Enaid & Einalem.
Arkenstone's album Jewel in the Sun debuted at number 16 on Billboard's New Age charts when it was released in 2002, highest position was number 11. In 2005, The Best of Diane Arkenstone was ranked #1 on Zone Music Reporter's Top 100 Airplay Chart, out of 2800 recordings reported that year.
In her career, she has done work on more than 45 albums and played various instruments such as guitar, keyboard,wood flutes,dulcimer, and percussion.
Arkenstone, together with her ex-husband David Arkenstone, created their own record label called Neo Pacifica Recordings. In addition to releasing their own music on the label, they have included other bands such as Earth Trybe, Enaid, and the Marquis Ensemble.
Her newest album is titled Union Road. It was released in March 2013.
She was previously married to musician David Arkenstone.
|Celtic Passage||2000||Blue Line Music|
|Healing: Mind, Body, Spirit (The Wellness Series)||2000||NorthSound Music|
|The Healing Spirit||2001||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Aquaria: A Liquid Blue Trancescape||2001||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Jewel in the Sun||2002||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|The Best of Diane Arkenstone||2005||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Stories||2005||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Christmas Healing, Vol. 1||2006||Neo Pacifica Recordings / Prima Vista Records|
|Christmas Healing, Vol. 2||2006||Neo Pacifica Recordings / Prima Vista Records|
|Christmas Healing, Vol. 3||2006||Neo Pacifica Recordings / Prima Vista Records|
|This Sacred Land||2009||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|The Best of David and Diane Arkenstone||2010||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
She has also worked with David Arkenstone on the albums Music Inspired by Middle Earth, The Celtic Book of Days and the album Trance World from Earth Trybe. With Misha Segal and Peter Hume she worked on the 3-CD collaboration Christmas Healing.
Enaid & Einalem
|Celtic Nights||1996||NorthSound Music|
|Celtic Christmas||1996||NorthSound Music|
|Celtic Romance||1998||NorthSound Music|
|Highland Christmas||1998||NorthSound Music|
|Celtic Yuletide||1998||NorthSound Music|
|Celtic Holiday||1999||NorthSound Music|
|Celtic Moon||2000||NorthSound Music|
|Celtic Journey||2000||NorthSound Music|
|African Skies||2003||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Spirits of the Rainforest||2003||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Echoes of Egypt||2004||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Following the Equator||2006||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
Ah Nee Mah
|The Spirit of Mesa Verde||2000||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|The Spirit of the Southwest (collection)||2000||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Ancient Voices||2001||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Spirit of the Canyon||2001||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|The Grand Circle||2001||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Ancient Visions||2005||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Native Spirit (collection)||2009||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Trance World||2001||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Rhythm of the Earth||2002||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
|Avalon: A Celtic Legend||2001||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
The Marquis Ensemble
|Reflections of the Wine Country||2001||Neo Pacifica Recordings|
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