Lisa Cay Miller: music from Vancouver

“Some of the most intricate and beautiful music that can be heard in Vancouver today.” — The Georgia Straight

Texte: Vancouver pianist and composer Lisa Cay Miller presents her composition Water Carrier, a graphic score for 12 musicians-improvisers. This new work will be premiered by the Ensemble SuperMusique during the concert Accords intuitifs at Gesù, on April 6. During her stay in Montréal, Lisa will share her creative process and musical passion at two other pre-concert events.

  • Saturday April 1, 2017
    1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Lisa Cay Miller: Atelier d’improvisation

Participants in the workshop will create a condensed version of the piece Water Carrier under the direction of the composer. Lisa will also lead improvisation exercises and discussions that will explore numerous improvisatory concepts that focus upon listening and performing with integrity as an individual and with sensitivity within a group.

The workshop is open to creative minds of any level of ability and will be presented in an inclusive and cooperative environment (in english).

This workshop is presented in collaboration with Studio d’improvisation de Montréal.

For more information, email: info@supermusique.qc.ca

Casa Obscura
4381, avenue Papineau
  • Monday April 3, 2017
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Lisa Cay Miller: Public Rehearsal and Discussion

Come to discover the creative process of Water Carrier by attending a rehearsal of the Ensemble SuperMusique, with 12 musicians-improvisers under the direction of Lisa Cay Miller. To conclude, the composer exchanges with the public about the work and about her way of working with the musicians.

Le Gesù
1200, rue de Bleury