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Jeremy Dutcher and Melody McKiver [Megaphono 2018]

February 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

MEGAPHONO presents

Jeremy Dutcher

Melody McKiver

at National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts – The Salon
1 Elgin St

FREE EVENT
all ages

MEGAPHONO tickets and festival passes available here > https://goo.gl/eVjTpZ

Starts at 5:00 pm

Jeremy Dutcher is a classically trained operatic tenor and composer who takes every opportunity to blend his Wolastoq First Nation roots into the music he creates, blending distinct musical aesthetics that shape-shift between classical, traditional, and pop to form something entirely new. Dutcher’s debut release, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa, involves the rearrangement of early 1900s wax cylinder field recordings from his community.

Melody McKiver is an Anishinaabe musician, media artist, traditional powwow dancer and artist, and arts educator of mixed ancestry. Melody is an enrolled member of Obishikokaang Lac Seul First Nation on their mother’s side, and their father’s family are settler Canadians of Scottish/Lithuanian origins. As a solo performer, Melody explores the range of the viola’s possibilities, spanning from minimalist to danceable, often incorporating laptop processing and looping. Their most recent release is Reckoning EP (2017), which was originally scored for the Article 11 theatre production of the same name and is written for solo viola and electronics.

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Organizers acknowledge that this event takes place on unceded Algonquin territory

Questions? Contact us at info@megaphono.ca

This event is part of the MEGAPHONO Music Showcase Festival & Conference in Ottawa-Hull
February 8-10, 2018
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Date:
February 9
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Venue

National Arts Centre
1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Website:
https://nac-cna.ca/