Assembly1 Festival

Nov 20 — 21, 2016



Presented with New Orchestra Workshop (NOW) Society, Assembly1 Festival was a creative music and improvisational gathering hosted at Western Front.

The festival featured a performance of Gary Wildeman’s graphic score Onomatopoeia (2015) by New Orchestra Workshop (NOW) Society Ensemble: JP Carter (trumpet), Nikki Carter (saxophone), Mike Brown (bass clarinet), DB Boyko (voice), Chad MacQuarrie (electric guitar), Lisa Cay Miller (piano), James Meger (bass) and Skye Brooks (drums); as well as concerts and improvisation workshops with festival guests Nous Perçons les Oreilles and PLANT.

Presented with support from SOCAN Foundation and the Government of Canada.

Western Front is a non-profit
artist-run centre in Vancouver.

We acknowledge the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations as traditional owners of the land upon which Western Front stands.