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Student Life Events at St. George

Student Life Events at St. George

How To Hold on In The Storm: Social Justice Music Workshop

Mar 8, 2021 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Registration Deadline: Mar 8, 2021 07:00 PM

Facilitator Melanie DeMore will examine how songs have carried us through times of trouble and the power of song as nourishment.  DeMore will lead the workshop in songs from the Civil Rights Movement and discuss their connection to past struggles and their relevance today.

Presented by the Social Justice Music Workshop is a drop-in program is facilitated by Isabel Bernus, Musical Director of the Spirit Singers. On a weekly basis, Mondays 7pm - 8pm, the group explores a variety of songs from various traditions of world music from different ethnic communities and faiths including guest performances exploring such topics as advocating for Anti-Black racism and addressing climate change through the power of musical performance. The term will culminate in a recorded performance of a social justice song. Attend all workshops or register for your topic of interest. New singers welcome! 

The group meets weekly on Mondays 7 - 8 pm. Remaining dates for the Winter term are: 
        Mar 8, 2021 
        Mar 15, 2021 
        Mar 22, 2021
        Mar 29, 2021 
        April 5, 2021

Please register & Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 937 9014 0623
Passcode: 821752

Sponsored by Spirit Singers*, the Multi-Faith Centre and the Centre for International Experience.  
* Spirit Singers is a non-auditioned choir of U of T students dedicated to peace, justice and fostering mutual understanding and respect amongst different ethnic and religious communities through song.