Concert in the 21st Century
This program examines the classical concert experience – what is essential and what is a convention? Participants will explore how musicians can position themselves better in society and attract more audience members.
Independent Residency - March 2018
In this Independent Residency, be surrounded by a community of artistic peers, attend inspiring talks and performances by world-renowned visiting artists, and enjoy a spectacular mountain environment where you can engage or seek retreat.
The Evolving Book
This Visual + Digital Arts residency will focus on the creation, expanding notion, and role of artists’ books as a platform for contemporary art practice; whereby the book format generates (rather than indicates an end point of) the creative process.
Singer Songwriter Residency
Explore the craft of songwriting with Grammy Award-winning faculty and hall of fame artists in this 20-day residency. This songwriting-focused intensive provides participants the opportunity to work one-on-one with expert faculty and in group workshops with their peers to advance their creative practice and further their career.
Indigenous Team Storytellers and Spoken Word Residency
This residency will engage stories told through partnership in preparation for performance. Performances will include storytelling with spoken word and music lyricism.
Dance/Theatre Workshop: Suzuki Method and Viewpoints With Ellen Lauren and SITI Company
This intensive workshop includes hard, physical work, theoretical research, and the creation and performance of new work by each participant.
Indigenous Preparatorial Practicum
The Walter Phillips Gallery Indigenous Preparatorial Practicum program enables the participant to engage in hands-on opportunities working alongside the gallery’s curator and preparator.
Meyer Sound Workshop - Portable System Deployment
This program provides the foundation that today’s engineers and technicians require to accurately deploy portable live sound
systems, whatever the size and application.
BAiR Emerging 2018
Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) Emerging is an immersive program of studio practice, creative exploration, feedback and mentorship for artists in the early stages of their careers. The program combines the artistic freedom of a self-directed residency with the supportive benefits of an organized program.