Exclusively for Cummings Centre Volunteers – Free
Let’s come together in celebration of you, our dedicated volunteers. The choice is yours!
Featuring Steve Cowan, “award-winning Canadian classical guitarist”
Join us in the Cummings Centre Peace Garden* or online.
MONDAY AUGUST 29 • 3:30 – 5pm
For information please contact Joy Lawee -514-734-1805 or email [email protected]
*In case of inclement weather or pandemic restrictions the event will be held online only.
DATE: Monday August 29, 2022
TIME: 3:30 – 5 PM
LOCATION: In-Person or Online
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Yes
Free for Cummings Volunteers
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LEARN ABOUT OUR SPEAKER
The Canadian guitarist Steve Cowan has performed as a soloist and in ensemble throughout Canada, the United States and Europe. His debut album of Canadian music, Pour guitare (McGill Records, 2016), helped to establish him as ‘one of Canada’s top contemporary classical guitarists’ (Classical Guitar Magazine). In 2018–2019, Steve Cowan made his concerto debut with Ensemble del Arte in Germany, his New York solo recital debut, and released his second solo recording Arctic Sonata (EMEC discos).
Steve Cowan has won awards at ten national and international competitions, eight of which are first prizes. Most recently, he won First Prize at the Tallinn Guitar Competition in Estonia, making him a EuroStrings touring artist for the 2021 season. Originally from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Steve Cowan holds degrees from Memorial University, the Manhattan School of Music and McGill University. His teachers include Sylvie Proulx, David Leisner and Jérôme Ducharme. Since 2019, Steve Cowan has been a guitar instructor at Schulich School of Music of McGill University in Montréal