FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Neil Weisensel to Join Art Song Lab for 3-Day Residency
Vancouver, BC, MAY 14, 2015 - Art Song Lab (ASL) is excited to announce that Winnipeg-based composer Neil Weisensel will be part of a 3-day residency from June 3, 2015, through June 5, 2015.
The event is supported by the SOCAN Foundation's Concert Music Composer Outreach Residencies program. The public will be able to enjoy free events during Weisensel’s 3-day residency, including a workshop on June 4, 2015, at 2:30pm, a community talk on June 3, 2015, at 2:30pm, and a Score Reading Club on June 5, 2015, that will be co-presented by the Canadian Music Centre and ASL.
Weisensel will be in the audience during SongLaunch’s 12 world premieres from ASL 2015 on June 5, 2015, at Pyatt Hall. He will also be working with ASL participants via drop-in mentoring sessions, and Weisensel will also be in the audience during SongSparks on June 3 and 4.
Art Song Lab recognizes the SOCAN Foundation for its outstanding support. Further information about Weisensel’s residency can be found at http://www.artsonglab.com/2015-composer-residency/.
About Art Song Lab
Art Song Lab’s program focuses on collaboration among poets, composers, and classically-trained performers. Through a highly-selective application process, Art Song Lab pairs poets and composers so that they can create a song from scratch that is transformed by world-class performers.
Ray Hsu, Co-director
Art Song Lab