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PIANO FEST // Morgan-Paige Melbourne w/ Dawn Davi
January 26 /6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Buy tickets ➡ https://burdockto.com/shows/?show=1686
$10 advance // $15 door
doors at 6pm, show at 6:30pm
// Morgan-Paige Melbourne
Pianist Morgan-Paige Melbourne began her musical journey at age 3. Morgan has competed and won numerous classes in Kiwanis Music Festivals and the Canadian Music Competition. In May 2010, Morgan-Paige performed in Nassau, Bahamas, at her mother’s former high school, Government High School, showcasing the influence of music in life. She has performed in London, ON, Toronto and Brampton for Black History Month events, and with the Guelph Symphony Orchestra as both soloist and orchestral pianist. Morgan-Paige also performed at Koerner Hall in Toronto, Ontario, as a part of Culture Days celebrations and was invited to perform at the 21C Music Festival by Mervon Mehta in May 2017. Morgan-Paige has directed and conducted her church community choir from 2014-2017, and now works as collaborative pianist, assistant choir director, music and movement teacher at Sistema Toronto as she prepares for the next set of upcoming concerts and attendance at Château d’Orquevaux Artist Residency in France.
// Dawn Davi
Dawn Davi is an Iranian-Canadian pianist, composer, visual artist, and educator based in Toronto. She received formal training and education at York University where she was awarded the continuing student scholarship, Berklee College of Music’s online extension school, and the Offcentre DJ school of Toronto. Her music has been featured in City of Toronto’s 311 Winter 2017 playlist, respectable “I Care if You Listen” blog, and Huffington Post Quebec for her new single release, “In the Beginning”, as well as on multiple public and syndicated radio stations in the US in 2018, including KPFA-FM’s “Discreet Music”. Previously, Dawn has performed with York University’s World Music Chorus and Balkan Ensemble and volunteers her time to perform at Toronto General Hospital and supports local non-for-profit organizations such as “Music Can Heal” with her performances. She enjoys collaborating with musicians from different musical cultures, fusing and creating new sounds, and has also worked with several visual artists exploring the connection between the two mediums.