Item 3 - Interview with Beverley McKiver conducted by Elizabeth Robinson

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Interview with Beverley McKiver conducted by Elizabeth Robinson


  • November 6, 2020 (Creation)

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1 video recording (31 min., 21 sec.) : mp4

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Item is a video recorded interview between Elizabeth Robinson (interviewer, representative of the U of T Music Library) and Beverley McKiver (interviewee). Beverley McKiver is a music teacher, composer, accompanist, and performer based in Ottawa, Ontario. Beverley's compositions have been performed at Native Earth Performing Arts, Jumblies Theatre, and Soundstreams. In 2020 she premiered a suite of piano solos representing the provincial and territorial emblems, which she composed as a result of a Digital Originals grant from the Canada Council. Beverley and Elizabeth's conversation covers topics including economic disparity, music pedagogy, and violence towards Indigenous communities. Trigger warning: this interview includes discussion of Residential Schools.

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