CONCERT AND WORKSHOP OFFERINGS
Kathryn Patricia Cobbler is a multi-faceted musician–educator who engages audiences of all ages in interactive performances, residencies and musical workshops. Kathryn uses Multiple Intelligence Theory and interdisciplinary programming to fuel creative experiences. As an artist dedicated to fostering artistic expression and participants creating things they care about, Kathryn is a teaching artist with the El Sistema-inspired program OrKidstra and has a private music studio in Old Ottawa South.
Interested in Having Kathryn perform and work with your community? See her concert and workshop listing below:
As an educator, Kathryn helps her students to own their artistry through engaging in the creative process through improvisation and exploring storytelling in the music making process. Along with holding space for creative learning, Kathryn helps her students to take ownership of their practice time--leading with love and intention. For Some of Kathryn's practice tips, see the article below:
"I received glowing feedback both verbally and written from very happy patrons, who appreciated the music as well as you, Kathryn. It would be great to have you back at Carlingwood - all your programs sound terrific! My thanks for doing this program and making your audience so happy."
-Paula, Public Service Assistant/Adult Programming, Ottawa Public Library
In-School and Family Concert
Sound Stories takes listeners on a live musical adventure using the viola. Weaving melodies, rhythms, sonic explorations, and electronic effects into stories, this musical presentation will allow audiences to join in the music-making experience through interactive activities and live musical creation. This concert is a ‘choose your own adventure’ allowing audience members to shape the course of this musical tale.
CREATIVE COMPOSITION WORKSHOP
The Creative Composition is for music and non-music students alike. Developing their own musical language through both musical and artistic mediums, students will be getting in touch with their creative voices through improvisational exercises. Musical improvisation activities are modeled after and inspired by Alice Kanack's Creative Ability and Development method.
This workshop is great for children ages 7-12
Growth in listening skills, creativity, and translating information different mediums
Each child will receive a copy of their own composition.
“On behalf of all of us here at St. Anthony, thank you for a beautiful day of music and art! The students, both in kindergarten and in gr 6, thoroughly enjoyed their time with you."
-Cindy, Principal of St. Anthony School
SOUND IN LIVING COLOUR WORKSHOP
Learning the craft of painting through a sonar lens, Sound In Living Colour teaches the craft of painting while infusing musical learning, drawing connections from painting techniques to dance, the breath, and string playing.
This workshop is great for:
children grades JK to grade 6 in-school and home school groups)
adult paint nights
community centres and libraries