Tret Fure’s award winning career spans over 48 years, including such honors as winning the South Florida Folk Festival Singer/Songwriter Competition in 2 out of 3 categories, the prestigious Jane Schliessman Award for Outstanding Contributions to Women’s Music, the Janine C Rae Award for her work in Women’s Music, and the “Pride In The Arts Favorite Female/Lesbian Musician”. Last year Tret took second place in the “Musicians United To Protect Bristol Bay” song contest with her song “The Fishermen of Bristol Bay” from her 15th CD “Rembrandt Afternoons”. Her song “Freedom” from the same album has been arranged for choir and is being performed in numerous choruses and choirs across the country. In addition to concerts, Fure also performs special music and “Sermon as Song” in UU and other churches across the country. She markets of her own line of clothing named after her popular song “Tomboy girl” and, while not on the road, Tret teaches guitar and songwriting individually and in workshop settings. An accomplished cook, Fure has also published a cookbook.