Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street
Salish Singing & Drumming Fall 2017 Workshops
Free. These workshops are free and open to the public on a drop-in. No RSVP required. Suitable for all ages and abilities.
When: Thu, November 16, 2017. 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings St.
Additional Info: Co-presented by SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement and SFU Office for Aboriginal Peoples.
Learn traditional Salish social songs, drumming and dance with instructor Russell Wallace. Workshops are free and open to everyone!
- Thursday, November 16, 2017
Read our latest blog post, featuring an interview with Russell Wallace!
This event is part of Open Learning Week at SFU Vancouver.
Russell Wallace is a composer, producer and is a traditional Lil’wat singer. Wallace's music has been part of a number of soundtracks (film, video, television) and theatre/dance productions. He was the composer in residence for the Chinook Winds Aboriginal Dance program from 1996-2003 at the Banff Centre for the Arts. He has produced CD's that have been nominated for awards at the Junos, Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards, and at the Native American Music Awards in the USA. Wallace is a board member for Warriors Against Violence Society. Currently, Wallace works and teaches at the Native Education College, and works for the Office for Aboriginal People's holding these Singing & Drumming workshops.
Open Learning Week
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