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NOW ​Improvisation Workshops Fall 2022 with Matthew Ariaratnam

December 3, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

At 8EAST and Online
for up to 15 participants
Saturdays 1:00 – 2:30pm
November 19 – December 17

FREE with NOW Membership, Donations gratefully accepted (here).

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 theWe Have Voice Collective Code of Conduct. Read more about NOW workshop policieshere.

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 3 – Matthew Ariaratnam

Matthew Ariaratnam is an interdisciplinary sound artist, composer, guitarist, and listener based on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations – also known as Vancouver, BC. He creates sensory walks, writes dumbpop and chamber music, and frequently collaborates with choreographers, visual artists, and theatre-makers. www.matthewariaratnam.wordpress.com


December 3, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm




8 East Pender St
Vancouver, BC V6A 1T1 Canada
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