INSIDE AGNES: Music and Art Series: Agnes Etherington Art Centre

January 12, 2020 - 2:00 pm

Inside Agnes

Instigated and organized by dedicated member volunteers, INSIDE AGNES is a popular, informal community engagement program featuring musical performance, tea, and insider art presentations by gallery staff and special guests. Join us this winter: INSIDE AGNES is free and all are welcome.

12 January  Clare Miller and Masaya Morita and Heather Parker, Associate Curator, Academic Outreach
9 February  Spencer Evans and Doug Stewart
8 March  Kingston Choral Society Octet
12 April  Sarabande

12 January 2020
Clare Miller is established internationally as a steadfast sensitive collaborative artist.  She appreciates diverse global relationships, including a four-hand duo with Valery Lloyd-Watts, chamber music within
Kingston Symphony and Dan School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University, and collaborations with numerous choirs, music theatre groups and opera companies.

Masaya Morita is a grade 12 student at Loyalist Collegiate and Vocational Institute (LCVI). He started playing the violin when he was 2 and turned to the clarinet when he was 14. He is a principal clarinetist in the Kingston Youth Orchestra and is playing in the Queen’s University winds ensemble. Masaya takes private lessons with Kornel Wolak, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Queen’s University.

Following tea, at 3 pm, Heather Parker, Associate Curator, Academic Outreach will speak about the growing academic outreach program, including a new initiative to partner with the School of Medicine in training students observational skills and empathy. Through an extended program, medical students will visit Agnes Etherington Art Centre many times over the course of the Winter semester to learn art making and visual analysis. This new partnership will be also be producing innovative research on art in interdisciplinary education.

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