Perfect Pitch: Gift or Curse?

Above: VIU Music Department Faculty member James Mark, author of the talk Perfect Pitch: Gift or Curse? 📷 James Mark By contributor Gordon Hak “Technically,” says James Mark, “perfect pitch is called absolute pitch, and it is considered a musical gift. Statistically 1 in 10,000 people have it and, not surprisingly, it is more common in musicians. … Continued

Upcoming Arts & Humanities Colloquium talk on reviving a language

Above: At Dzawadi. Photo courtesy of Laura Cranmer By contributor Gordon Hak Languages are social, cultural, historical, and personal. They can also disappear. In an upcoming talk in the Arts & Humanities colloquium Series, Dr. Laura Cranmer, of the First Nations Studies Department will give a talk entitled: “Kwak’ wala Language Revitalization: Is It Possible?” The presentation … Continued

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