Cluster bannerThe time has come, the time is now. Cluster Festival has begun and Winnipeg is filled with the sound of new music. I’m up to my ears in viola d’amore this week, rehearsing a whole set of new songs with Ben Reimer and Mike P Falk for Friday’s INDIECONSTRUCTION, and working out the solo pieces for Sunday’s SEULE AMOUR | LONE LOVE, not to mention catching the other great festival shows!
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Friday, March 18, 2016
West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Ave.
Doors/Show: 7:00/8:00pm

Cluster presents a showcase of fiercely independent voices and talent.
First: Kerey Harper, one of Winnipeg’s youngest and most talented electronic music producers plays a solo set. Next: Ruby Kato Atwood sings a new vocal composition by Raven Chacon // Karl Fousek plays a solo synthesizer set. Finally: Winnipeg’s own Jennifer Thiessen, Mike P Falk, and Ben Reimer present their pop-classical crossover projects Daily Alice + Touching.
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Sunday, March 20, 2016
Albert Street Cocktail Co., 91 Albert St.
Doors/Show: 2:00/2:30pm

A concert of very new works on a very old instrument.
Seule Amour is Jennifer Thiessen’s ongoing solo commissioning project for the viola d’amore, a baroque instrument known for its sweet sound and connection to cupid’s arrows. This concert features new works by Marielle Groven and Cassandra Miller, and existing works from 2015 by Steven Gellman, Mike Essoudry,  Pierre-Yves Martel, and Jen McLachlan.
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$10 Student / $15 Adult
$40 Student Festival Pass / $65 Adult Festival Pass
Tickets can be purchased 2 ways
Visit: McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park Mall, Winnipeg, MB
Call: (204) 223-9939