Now lay thine ear against this golden sand…….. and thou shalt hear the music of the sea
A Community Celebration Seaside June 9, 2012
2012 ECMA winning guitarist composer, Scott Macmillan presents a special night of song, art, photography and ocean sciences and awareness around the importance of World Oceans Day.
Under the tent-top, this is a free outdoor multi-media event, June 9th, Queens Wharf, Halifax, NS 7pm to sunset.
Local media personality Olga Milosevich will host this innovative
event featuring Scott Macmillan’s acclaimed compositions Celtic Mass
for the Sea & Currents of Sable Island. With Macmillan on guitar he will be joined by the Halifax Camerata Singers, under the direction of Jeff Joudrey, the Blue Engine String Quartet, members of Symphony Nova Scotia, a Celtic Quintet, and Inverness County Choral Director; Soprano Soloist, Laurel Browne.
Two special additions will be the inclusion on Damian Lidgard
expressive photographic interpretations of nature, during the
performance of ‘Currents of Sable Island’. A visual composer, Nova
Scotia Artist Holly Carr, will create an enormous 20ft x 10ft seascape
revealing on silk the mysteries of the oceans during the performance
of the Celtic Mass for the Sea.
Also on stage will be two scientists attending the International
Oceans Institute (IOI) conference in Halifax performing the spoken
parts during the performance of the Celtic Mass for the Sea.