NOW Improvisation Workshops Fall 2022 with Joane Hétu
December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
At 8EAST and Online
for up to 15 participants
Saturdays 1:00 – 2:30pm
November 19 – December 17
Since 1978, the New Orchestra Workshop Society (NOW) has presented music improvisation workshops, offering space for exploration and participation. Our workshops are for improvisers of all levels of ability and ranges of experience, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, age, race or religion. We protect privacy in our workshops and adopt the We Have Voice Collective Code of Conduct. Read more about NOW workshop policies here.
The NOW Society Fall 2022 workshops will be presented in person at 8EAST and online, led by a different facilitator each week. Find out more about each workshop facilitator below. Please register for the online workshops.
December 10 (online) – Joane Hétu Register here
It has been more than 30 years now since self-taught composer, vocalist and saxophonist Joane Hétu has been following her own highly distinctive path through the vast territory of creative, contemporary music. From her beginnings with song-based new-rock bands such as Wondeur Brass, Justine and Les Poules, Hétu turned to composition (the evocative triptych comprising Musique d’hiver, Filature and La femme territoire ou 21 fragments d’humus) and improvisation, more often than not combining both within her general approach to music. She has co-directed the Ensemble SuperMusique since its founding in 1998, as well as the weekly series Mercredimusics since 2002. supermusique.qc.ca/en/artistes