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Sensory Garden Concert on Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Join us Wednesday, August 9 at 7pm for our inaugural Sensory Garden concert!

Audio-Reader is collaborating with Adaptive Use Musical Instrument (AUMI) Inter-Arts and the Lawrence Public Library to present an evening with Jesse Stewart. 

Jesse Stewart, associate professor of music at Carleton University, is an award-winning composer, percussionist, visual artist, and sound artist, whose music has been featured at festivals throughout Canada, the United States, and Europe. A past recipient of the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award in recognition of his commitment to volunteerism and community activism, Jesse is committed to fostering community health through music, art, and education. He is the founder of "We Are All Musicians" (WAAM), an organization dedicated to providing opportunities for individuals to make music regardless of age, musical training, socio-economic circumstance, physical, and/or cognitive disability. 

The concert will include an interactive demonstration of the AUMI programs. AUMI software interface enables the user to play sounds and musical phrases through movement and gestures. It enables all users to independently engage in music making. 

Tours and AUMI demonstrations will begin at 7pm, the concert will begin at 7:30pm. Audio-Reader will provide audio description for the event. 

To learn more about the AUMI program click here. 

To learn more about the visiting artist, Jesse Stewart, click here



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