Untamed Melodies: Songwriting, Conservation, and the Music of Alberta Birds

Untamed Melodies: Songwriting, Conservation, and the Music of Alberta Birds

with Mallory Chipman, MacEwan University

Wednesday September 28, 2022 7:00 PM MST
In-person at the Sound Studies Institute
with refreshments
Old Arts Building and Convocation Hall
Room 3-47
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Join musician and researcher, Mallory Chipman (MMus, she/they), as she shares her recent observations and compositions formed at the intersection of zoomusicology and songwriting. In 2021, Chipman spent weeks and hundreds of kilometers traveling throughout Alberta, capturing field recordings of at-risk or endangered bird songs. With these recordings, she composed a new body of musical work, entitled Untamed Melodies.

Mallory Chipman is an award-winning singer, songwriter, arranger, and producer from Treaty Six Territory in Canada. Mallory Chipman’s performance career is balanced by her work as a songwriter, arranger, producer, and music educator. She is on faculty at MacEwan University where she teaches voice and songwriting.