'new music'/ improvisation/world from Victoria BC
Instruments: Flute, Vocals, Accordion, Composition/Songwriting, Composition, Improvisation details
Contact DetailsTina Pearson
First generation Canadian with Nordic and Slavic roots, born on the Canadian Shield and informed by its intensity.
Influenced by the soundscape, studies in 20th Century avant garde music, South Indian Classical music, accordian polkas, Contact Improvisation, and research in world music, including Gamelan, Joiking, music of the Cree, Inuit and Ojibwe. Has collaborated and/or performed with James Tenney, Pauline Oliveros, John Oswald, Stelarc, Christine Duncan, Gordon Monahan, Ellen Fullman, David Mott, and others.
Has worked extensively (as composer/performer) with collaborative music/dance projects, including events with Toronto Independent Dance enterprise, choreographers Paula Ravitz, Denise Fujiwara, Terrill Maguire, Grant Strate, Menaka Thakkar, Mia Blackwell, Lori Hamar, Jung-Ah Chung and others.
Currently involved in local and national improvisation collaborations, exploring telematic performance practice with the Avatar Orchestra Metaverse, and directing Victoria-based experimental music ensemble LaSaM.
Available for casual jamming
Available for lessons