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Special Event: Northern Tornadoes Project and Western Music

Friday, March 1, 2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Music Building (MB)

Various locations throughout the Don Wright Faculty of Music will be transformed into a gallery that features music inspired by the data collected by the Northern Tornadoes Project (NTP) as well as other weather and nature inspired pieces.

Graduate composition students will be collaborating with engineers from NTP and faculty from Music Performance Studies. There will also be presentations in collaboration with marine biologist Paul Mensink.

The evening will culminate in a panel discussion Greg Kopp, ImpactWX Chair in Severe Storms Engineering and NTP lead researchers, seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones who is also the founder of Tempo: Music for Climate Action, and Kevin Mooney from Don Wright Faculty of Music. 

Performers planned as of June 2023 include: 
Western Viola Quartet; Saxophone Duo; cello and piano duo (Thomas Wiebe and Angela Park); Clarinet, trumpet, trombone trio (Jana Starling, Aaron Hodgson, Denis Jiron); String Sextet (Scott St. John, Yvonne Lam, violins; Annemarie Moorcroft, Sharon Wei, violas; Mischa Meyer, cello) Additional performers TBA, subject to change.

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