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QFW Presents -The Joy of Performance: Understanding and channeling nervous energy to reclaim our artistry.

June 27, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: B037  (UVIC School of Music, downstairs)

Canadian Trumpeter Merrie Klazek explores how musicians can take the natural nervous energy connected to performing and use it to enhance our creative juices in all “performance” settings.

This workshop is open to the public. Donations are appreciated.

Ms. Klazek is active as a performer, teacher and recording artist in orchestral, chamber, solo, traditional and popular music. She has appeared as a soloist with a variety of Canadian orchestras and ensembles. She has been the principal trumpet with the Thunder Bay Symphony, since 1999 and has held the same position with the Victoria Symphony (2005/06) and Orchestra London Canada (1996-99.) As a chamber musician she is a founding member of Brass Northwest in Thunder Bay, and currently also plays with Pinnacle Brass Quintet on the west coast. Ms. Klazek’s solo recording entitled “Songs to the Moon” has been featured on TVO Studio 2 and on CBC Radio. She appears on numerous other recordings including four JUNO nominated albums, and is currently completing her second solo recording, highlighting the trumpet in various world styles with renowned folk musicians.


June 27, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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McLauren B037
UVIC School of Music
Victoria, BC V8W2Y2 Canada
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