Music

Music and Antifascism Conference: Reflections on the Past and Possibilities in the Present

How have artists resisted the global surge of far-right movements and authoritarian regimes through music and music-making? How has music been mobilized against fascism and fascist tendencies in societies in the 20thand 21st centuries?  The aim of this one-day symposium is to discuss the role of music in antifascist action in response to the recent surge…

Guelph Jazz Festival 2021

We are thrilled to announce our plans to present an in-person live music festival, 14-19 September in Guelph, Ontario. The 2021 Guelph Jazz Festival programming is conceived to offer our audiences a range of exciting musical experiences that can be engaged both safely and festively. It includes three streams of programming, featuring exclusively Canadian talent: 1) Free outdoor concerts…

Charity Cruz – Reflections on the 2018 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium

A Reflection from Emerging Scholar Charity Cruz, on the 2018 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium: Hovering at the Edge: Words, Music, Sound, and Song.

“Call Us Immigrants”: The Convergence of Sound and Language in Improvisational Jazz

A Reflection from Emerging Scholar Ainjel Stephens, on the 2018 Colloquium: Hovering at the Edge: Words, Music, Sound, and Song.

Ali Berkok – Immersion and Connection at the 2018 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium

A Reflection from Emerging Scholar Ali Berkok, on the 2018 Colloquium: Hovering at the Edge: Words, Music, Sound, and Song.