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Project Manager

University of Guelph

Kim Thorne is the project manager for the Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice research project. Kim has more than ten years of experience in organizational development, project management, outreach, and communications in the charitable and non-profit sectors. Her previous position was as the executive director of the Organic Council of Ontario, a non-profit organization representing the organic food sector in Ontario. Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Guelph.

Improvisation is, simply put, being and living this very moment. No one can hide in music, and improvising in music is to be truly in this very moment and being completely yourself, with all your qualities and faults. It is probably the most honest state for a human being to be in.

– John McLaughlin in an interview with Daniel Fischlin.