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Faculty of Music

Community Music as Cultural Capital

Feb 1/14

Date: Feb 1/14
Time: 13:00
Location: Maureen Forrester Recital Hall
Cost: Free

Community Music as Cultural Capital


Saturday, February 1, 2014

Maureen Forrester Recital Hall at Wilfrid Laurier University

1:00 - Keynote by Dr. Lee Higgins (leading world scholar in Community Music)

    • Topic - Community Music as an Act of Hospitality 

2:00 - Strategic Cultural Priorities Working Groups and Action Plans (facilitated by prominent leaders in Waterloo's cultural community)

    • Priority #1 - Communications/Media
    • Priority #2 - Music for Life: Education
    • Priority #3 - Venues/Hubs: places to make music
    • Priority #4 - Funding/Resources

3:30 - Action Plan Summary led by Dr. Higgins

4:30 - Public launch of Laurier's new Master of Arts in Community Music and presentation of the 2013 Laurier Centre for Music in the Community Awards

4:45 - Networking Reception with refreshments

8:00 - Choral Concert featuring Laurier Singers, Laurier Concert Choir and the Maureen Forrester Singers, with special guests, The Grand Philharmonic Youth Choir (First United Church, 16 William Street West, Waterloo)

This event is free and open to the public

Please register by Friday, January 24th, 2014

Contact: Dr. Lee Willingham
Phone: 519-884-1970 ext. 3621

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