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IP301 (In-house) - Canadian popular Music on the World stage -- CANCELED
Wednesday, July 7, 2021, 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM
INTELLECTUAL PURSUITS - paid
Registration is not Required
Halpern Room: Join John Mitchell and explore Canadian popular music on the world stage - from Guy Lombardo to Drake. We’ll look at the growth of Canadian music and the artists who have succeeded. (See full description below.)
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Note: Capacity could be increased depending on provincial Covid guidelines.
Minimum to run this class is 12 people on Zoom and In-house combined.
In the world of international Popular music, Canada has never been thought of as one of the big players, mainly because we have a small population compared to the US and the UK, and a small music industry, compared to the big guys, but that didn’t mean that we didn’t have wonderful musicians and song-writers. The world just hadn’t discovered us. But post WW2 we started to flex our musical muscles and compete on the world stage. It took us a bit of time to find our feet, but once we did, we could compete with the world’s best, and we did and we do. Canadian artist now appear regularly at the top of the Billboard top 100. We’ll look at the growth of Canadian music and the Canadian artists who have succeeded on the world stage.