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Members' News - MARCH 2017

John Beckwith has been invited to give the annual Smith Visitor Lecture at the U of T Faculty of Music on March 8. His topic, “CanMus Then and Now,” compares Canadian musical life in the centennial year, 1967, with that in 2017. On March 23 his Fractions for microtonal piano and string quartet (2006) will be performed at Schulich Hall, McGill University. And on April 28, New Music Concerts in Toronto will present a program he is curating, featuring his Avowals (1985) and the premières of two mixedinstrumentation chamber works: Quintet (2015) and Calling (2016).  

Puneet Dutt will read her poetry as part of the Pivot Reading Series, March 8, 8:00–11:30 p.m. at the Steady Cafe & Bar (information at pivotreadings.ca) and also on March 26, 2:00–5:00 p.m. in the Draft Reading Series at the Flying Pony Cafe (information at http://draftreadings.com).

Janet Hendershot’s charcoal on paper drawing, Marshland No. 19, was included in the juried show, DRAWING, at the John B. Aird Gallery, in February.

Ulla Nystrom has a solo exhibition of paintings and installations opening at Berenson Fine Art, 212 Avenue Rd., on March 23, 6:00–8:00 p.m. The show continues until April 11.

Alan Stein will be the visual artist on an Adventure Canada Cruise, travelling to Greenland and Wild Labrador and Newfoundland from September 23–October 7. He will be facilitating workshops and on-site sketching outings. Members who are interested in joining Alan on this cruise can obtain more information at www.adventurecanada.com or from Sheryl Saint: Sheryl@adventurecanada.com