Western Front Workshops 2015

Western Front Workshops 2015

303 8 Ave. E. Vancouver, BC

2015 Mondays, September 21 – November 30 

Workshop 1      3:30 – 5:30 pm

Workshop 2      6:00 – 8:00 pm

(except for the October 18th workshop with Kris Davis)

Suggested donation: $5 - $20 per workshop. Please bring your instrument!

In partnership with the Western Front and our donors and sponsors, the NOW Society offers this workshop series each fall to musicians of all ability levels in the varied techniques of improvised music. For the first eight weeks, artists from Vancouver and from around the world bring their own unique perspectives to spontaneous music creation. The last two weeks consist of a rehearsal and a performance at the Western Front on November 30 at 8pm. 

To register for the workshops, please email now@nowsociety.org. Registration is for the entire series of workshops. Each workshop is limited to 15 participants. To participate in NOW workshops, please become a NOW member (here). NOW members receive $5 off all NOW concerts!. 

All workshops are open to observers. Please email the address above if you would like to observe. 

Location: The Western Front 303 East 8th Avenue (upstairs) - Vancouver, BC



September 21 | Lisa Cay Miller (Vancouver)



September 28 | John Kameel Farah (Toronto)

Photo by Jamie Day Fleck\


October 5 I no workshops


October 12 I Db Boyko (Vancouver)


October 18 | Kris Davis (New York City)

photo by Peter Ganushkin

Please note - this workshop is on a sunday and is from 2 - 4 pm, there is one workshop for both workshop groups...


October 26 | Jeff Younger (Vancouver)


November 2 | Vicky Chow (New York City)

photo by Kaitlin Jane Photography


November 9 | Pierre Yves Martel (Montreal)


November 16 | Coat Cooke



November 23 | Rehearsal Workshop (Miller)

November 30 | Concert at the Western Front 8:00 pm