Aaron Davis Circle of Friends

LIVELab Presents:

Aaron Davis Circle of Friends with visuals by Artist Candida Girling

Saturday, June 18, 2022
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Doors open at 7:30 PM

$30 General Admission

$10 Student

LIVEStream: Pay-What-You-Can (donate during show)

Tickets: https://livelab.mcmaster.ca/events/cs-aaron-davis/

Click here for preview: https://youtu.be/4dvB4ffUIsQ

Pianist Aaron Davis, accompanied by an incredible line up of Toronto musical friends, will use LIVELab’s multi-speaker array, motion capture system and visual wall in a unique multi-multimedia production.

Join us for an evening of music, art and poetry, thematically related to water and the environment. There will be a ‘Science Snapshot’ mini-lecture, delivered by Dr. Altaf Arain, Director of McMaster’s Centre for Climate Change. Also featuring a Waterfalls of Hamilton Visual Art and Sound Project.

Aaron Davis is an eclectic composer, arranger and pianist who has worked with many of Canada’s finest musicians. He was a founder and pianist of the world-beat band Manteca, and the Holly Cole Trio, with whom he still plays
and records. Aaron has collaborated with Measha Brueggergosman over the past 15 years as musical director and arranger/composer. Aaron has also written numerous film scores and orchestral arrangements for a variety of
Canadian artists and orchestras. Aaron has released three CDs of his own compositions. He is the recipient of two JUNO Awards, two Gemini awards and numerous Genie and Gemini award nominations.

Aaron is honored to be playing with a talented group of musical friends:

Lori Cullen – vox – True North recording artist Lori Cullen is an accomplished singer,
composer and guitarist

Suba Sankaran – vox and keys – Suba is a DORA award-winning, thrice JUNO-
nominated world/fusion vocalist, composer & musician

Dylan Bell – vox and bass – Juno-nominated Dylan Bell is a vocalist, multi-
instrumentalist & composer/arranger who often makes beautiful music in a variety
of idioms with his wife Suba

Maryem Tollar – vox – Maryem is a renowned Egyptian-Canadian vocalist who is
comfortable in classical, jazz and world music idioms

Galen Pelly – vox and drums – This rising multi-instrumentalist plays with Aaron in
the improvisers’ band Neon Eagle

Rob Piltch – guitar – This JUNO award-winning legend on jazz guitar is a member of the
band “Nick Buzz”

John Johnson – winds – This JUNO-award winning multi-woodwind player is one of
Canada’s most-recorded musicians and with Aaron was a founding member of Mante

McMaster Conference on Education and Cognition

When: July 14 and 15
Delivery: Online and In-Person

Cognitive scientists have been systemically studying processes such as attention, memory and learning for more than 150 years. This rich resource of knowledge has been only recently applied to developing evidence-based interventions in education. The speakers in this Conference will explore how cognitive principles can inform instructional design and critical issues in education to bridge the gap between the lab and classroom.

Brain Bee Winner

A huge congratulations to the winner of the 2022 CIHR Canadian National Brain Bee: Helene Li from Ottawa! The competition was intense, but Helene outperformed her competitors in EVERY event to emerge as the undisputed champion! Helene, we are so proud to have you represent Canada at the International Brain Bee in July!


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