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Outreach and Development Assistant

Mari Biehn has a background in non-profit management, development and administration. She is a previous board member and fund developer with the Guelph Jazz Festival and worked for several years with Alumni Affairs and Development at the University of Guelph. Mari holds a B.A.Sc. in Applied Human Nutrition and a M.Sc. in Rural Extension Studies, both 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.