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Spirit(s) Improvise: A Symposium on Improvisation and Spirituality

Friday December 6, 2013
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, 358 Gordon Street, Guelph, ON

Spirit(s) Improvise brings together distinguished scholars, musicians and spiritual practitioners to explore the relationship between improvisation and spirituality. How can improvisation and spirituality, broadly defined as frameworks through which people imagine and enact alternative ways of being in the world, contribute to our understandings of imagination and creativity, community and space, and transcendence and hope?

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Improvisation implies a deep connection between the personal and the communal, self and world. A “good” improviser successfully navigates musical and institutional boundaries and the desire for self-expression, pleasing not only herself but the listener as well.

– Rob Wallace