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Songs 4 Nature: Adult Winter Camp

Theme: Resilience

With frigid air, icy conditions, and short days, winter can leave people feeling isolated and anxious, even without added worries due to COVID-19. But winter is also full of natural beauty and inspiring experiences that can help us feel safe, supported, and resilient. To foster those experiences with a focus on music, we’re excited to be offering our first-ever adult winter Songs 4 Nature program!

With support from Saskatchewan Outdoors and SaskEnergy, this program includes 4 evening Zoom sessions over 2 weeks, giving you a chance to dive into songwriting and draw inspiration from nature, supported by a team of established local artists. You’ll also find ways to connect with nature close to home through self-guided “homework” exercises. All levels of skill and experience are welcome!

This camp is also contributing to cutting-edge research about creativity and nature connection. You will be invited to take part in this research project when you register.

People who take part in all 4 sessions will be invited to perform during an online wind-up on March 5th, which will be organized and promoted as a SideDoor event. The songs you create may also be featured on the Songs 4 Nature website at www.songs4nature.ca.


Registration:  $90 /person for 4 sessions, taxes and fees included. 

Sessions are now full. If you would like to be put on the wait list, send a request.


Our Facilitators

Songs 4 Nature is coordinated by RSM Curator of Human Ecology, Glenn Sutter, a performing songwriter who has released 4 albums of folk-rock about nature, love, and the human condition.

Three other local songwriters will be facilitating each event and will be available for scheduled one-on-one sessions, to work on song ideas. Our songwriting mentors are:


2019 Juno Nominee Megan Nash, winner of numerous Saskatchewan awards and Western Canadian Music Awards two-time nominee.

 

Ryan Hicks, a Regina-raised singer-songwriter, who makes melodic, cinematic alt-pop music. If McCartney, Brian Wilson and Fleet Foxes made music for David Lynch.

 

Kara Golemba, an award-winning songwriter with a voice that can be “sweet and charming or powerfully raised to rattle the teacups.”

 

 

Songs 4 Nature: Wind-up Show

Date: March 5, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Place: ONLINE | SideDoorAccess.com
Cost:

$6 via Side Door Access. All proceeds support the Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum.

We're excited to have our show through Side Door Access. Performances by many of the campers and our wonderful songwriting mentors Megan Nash, Kara Golemba, Ryan Hicks and Glenn Sutter.

Songs 4 Nature: Adult Winter Camp Season Schedule