Heather Pawsey - soprano
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Sound Waves

Performance: Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia. All-Canadian, all-contemporary chamber music concert; recipient of the Government of Canada's Canada Music Fund Grant for "New Music in New Places"
Photos: Lindsey Donovan


Promotional photo with Kathryn Cernauskas (left) and Karen Shumka (right)

Colin Miles, Regional Director (B.C.), Canadian Music Centre and Dr. John Nightingale, President, Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre welcome the audience

Kathryn Cernauskas after playing Stephen Chatman's "Slink", Treasures of the B.C. Coast gallery

With (left to right) Karen Shumka and Kathryn Cernauskas performing Patrick Cardy's "Aspects of Rain" in front of the caimans - and a very loud, very wet thunderstorm!

Singing Harry Somers's "Kuyas" from Louis Riel, Amazon Rainforest gallery

Singing Harry Somers's "Kuyas" from Louis Riel, Amazon Rainforest gallery

Singing Norman Symonds "Deep Ground, Long Waters", Pacific Canada gallery

With Karen Shumka, singing Leila Lustig's "Moods of the Pacific", Pacific Canada gallery

With Kathryn Cernauskas, performing Walter Buczynski's "Une allée du Luxembourg", Pacific Canada Gallery

Karen Shumka, playing Euphrosyne Keefer's "The Squid", Pacific Canada gallery

With Karen Shumka, piano and Kathryn Cernauskas, flute, performing Walter Buczynski's "Les Séparés", Pacific Canada gallery

With Kathryn Cernauskas (left) and Karen Shumka (right), performing Murray Adaskin's "A Simple Tune Without Words" en route to the Outdoor Dolphin Pool (with artist Barry Cogswell as a "human music stand")

With Kathryn Cernauskas, on the outdoor deck over the dolphin pool, performing Paul Douglas's "Seaside Lament"

With Kathryn Cernauskas, on the outdoor deck over the dolphin pool, performing Paul Douglas's "Seaside Lament"

Karen Shumka, performing Barbara Pentland's "Squalls" en route to Arctic Canada

Singing R. Murray Schafer's "The Aria of the Princess" from The Princess of the Stars

Singing R. Murray Schafer's "The Aria of the Princess" from The Princess of the Stars

Singing R. Murray Schafer's "The Aria of the Princess" from The Princess of the Stars

Singing R. Murray Schafer's "The Aria of the Princess" from The Princess of the Stars; halfway through the aria the belugas started vocalising with me -- heart-stopping!

With Kathryn Cernauskas, flute and Karen Shumka, keyboard; world premiere of Leslie Uyeda's "Whales", Underwater Arctic gallery

With Kathryn Cernauskas, flute; world premiere of Leslie Uyeda's "Whales", Underwater Arctic gallery

With (left to right) Brenda Brooks, author and poet (author of the poem "Whales" for this world premiere); Karen Shumka, piano; composer Leslie Uyeda; Kathryn Cernauskas, flute; Dr. John Nightingale, President, Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
   


© 2017 Heather Pawsey. All rights reserved. All head shots by Nicholas Seiflow.