Title: QUESCREN Lunch & Learn: Why Music Matters in English-Speaking Quebec Presenter: Glenn Patterson, Ph.D. Candidate Language of event: English presentation and Q+A session When: April 30, noon to 1pm Where: online via Zoom (Note: the Zoom link will be mailed to people who register)
The Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN) and the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) collaborated for this instalment of QUESCREN's Lunch n' Learn series. Glenn Patterson is a PhD candidate in ethnomusicology who is leading "A Different Tune: Musical Heritage in English-Speaking Quebec" for QAHN.
This presentation and Q&A considers the role musical culture past and present plays in the vitality of Quebec's English-speaking communities. It includes musical excerpts from singer-songwriter-playwright Ian Tamblyn (Chelsea, QC) and hip-hop youth mentor Todd Smith (Lasalle, QC). It also features Glenn performing short excerpts of traditional music from the English-speaking communities of Valcartier and Gaspé respectively.