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Salish Singing and Drumming Spring 2018 Workshops

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FREE, everyone welcome!
When: Thu, April 26, 2017. 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings St.

SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement and SFU Office for Aboriginal Peoples present a new series of Salish Singing & Drumming workshops this spring.

Join us in learning social songs, drumming and dance with instructor Russell Wallace. Workshops are free and open to everyone! No RSVP required. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

Thursday, April 26, 2018. 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, May 24, 2018. 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Instructor Biography: Russell Wallace is a board member for Warriors Against Violence Society. Russell 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. Currently Wallace works and teaches at the Native Education College, and works for the Office for Aboriginal People’s holding these Singing & Drumming workshops.

More info: https://www.sfu.ca/sfuwoodwards/events/events1/2018-spring/SalishSingingAndDrummingApr2018.html