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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of  Music
December 10, 2016
Canadian Excellence


Faculty of Music

Community Music as Cultural Capital: Register now

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

Jan 17/14

Community Music as Cultural Capital

Saturday, February 1, 2014


Register Now

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

Facilitators include: Luisa D'Amato, Kari Kokko, Liz Grant, Stephen Preece, Martin DeGroote, Jana Gordon, Shelley Adams

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