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Fri. May 31st 2019
Risonanze Sound Workshop and Performance Giorgio Magnanensi, Tina PearsonOpen Space (All Ages)
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Fri. October 7th 2016
INTERCHANGE Tina Pearson, Morgan Tams, Scott Amos, David LeachFLUX MEDIA GALLERY (All Ages)
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Sat. April 9th 2016
Songs for Glass Island Camille Norment, Experimental Music Unit, Tina Pearson, George Tzanetakis, Paul WaldeVSO School of Music (Pyatt Hall) Vancouver BC (All Ages)
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Fri. January 15th 2016
Music for Natural History Tina Pearson, George Tzanetakis, Paul Walde, Joanna Hood, Ajtony Csaba, Nathan Friedman, John G Boehme, Julio Lopezhiler, Rachael Wadham, Chris Tooley, Tancha Dirickson, AJ Carson, Geraldine Bulosan, Claire le Nobel, Janet Sit, Alisa Gordaneer @  Royal BC Museum (All Ages)
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Tina Pearson

'new music'/ improvisation/world from Victoria BC

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Tina Pearson

First generation Canadian with Nordic and Slavic roots, born on Nigigoonsiminekaaning and Couchiching traditional territory, currently residing within the traditional lands of the W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich), Lkwungen (Songhees), and Wyomilth (Esquimalt) peoples.

Currently focused on biospheric, site specific and telepresence projects, including multidisciplined audiovisual installations, performance, concert music, dance collaborations, workshops and experiments in presence through local and international live and networked initiatives, and exploring telematic performance practice with the Avatar Orchestra Metaverse. Recent projects include residencies and commissions for Contact Contemporary Music (Toronto), Roles4Women at Factory Theatre (Toronto) Centre Experimentale de Music (Saguenay, Quebec), Media Net (Victoria), Burn Down the Capital (Toronto), and choreographer Lori Hamar (Victoria).

Influenced by the inner and outer soundscapes, studies in 20th Century avant garde music, South Indian Classical music, Deep Listening, electric drones, Contact Improvisation, and research in world music, including Gamelan, Joiking, music of the Cree, Inuit and Ojibwe. Has collaborated and/or performed with James Tenney, Pauline Oliveros, John Oswald, Stelarc, Christine Duncan, Gordon Monahan, Ellen Fullman, David Mott, and others.

Has worked extensively (as composer/performer) with collaborative music/dance projects, including Toronto Independent Dance enterprise, choreographers Paula Ravitz, Denise Fujiwara, Terrill Maguire, Grant Strate, Menaka Thakkar, Mia Blackwell, Lori Hamar, Jung-Ah Chung and others.

Current Groups

Open ActionsMember2012-present
LaSaMDirector, composer-performer2007-present
Avatar Orchestra Metaversecomposer-performer2007-present


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