"Fascinating combination of visual art/music/poetry. It brings another dimension to the experience. Wonderful."
"You have certainly ‘raised the bar’ for content and performers.....“awesome” is the best way to describe the event. The evening was the perfect combination of music, poetry, art work, and performers. I loved the way the piano was situated against the backdrop of the vibrant paintings, and was truly impressed with the energy from both the musical artists and the art work. I enjoyed every second of the concert."
Musikon is the brainchild of composer Michael Parker, pianist Barbara Pritchard and composer Bob Bauer. This trio began meeting in the spring of 2011 to address the fact that
The idea for Musikon took its final form when the founders met with Saint Mary's
Our mandate is to feature music by Canadian composers that reflects the spirit of the art installations at Saint Mary's Gallery at the time of each concert. On each program we include at least one work by an established Canadian composer, an Atlantic based composer and an emerging Canadian composer.
Mary Himsl, Syliva Mangalam, John Swaine, Terry McLaughlin, Bob Haley, Paul Théberge, Mary Wilcox, John Beckwith, Judy Ferguson