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March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free masterclass with jazz duo, Balance. Free & Open to all. March 22, 2-4 p.m. at ImprovLab. The two musicians sit on a flight of stairs.

Please join us on Friday, March 22 at 2 p.m. (ET) for a Masterclass with the boundary-pushing jazz duo, Balance. This presentation will take place in person at ImprovLab, MCKN 108 at the University of Guelph. As always, our Masterclass events are free! The duo will also be performing a ticketed concert at Silence, at 8 p.m. (ET), that same night.

More about this Masterclass:

Balance, the dynamic duo of saxophonist Marcus Elliot and pianist Michael Malis, renowned for their boundary-pushing jazz, are set to share their creative process in a masterclass setting. With a fusion of composed and improvised music, and drawing from their extensive experience as bandleaders and sidemen, they promise insights into crafting captivating compositions and heartfelt performances.

More about the Artists:

Balance is a collaborative duo between saxophonist Marcus Elliot and pianist Michael Malis. Called “two of Detroit’s most important young jazz musicians” by the Detroit Free Press, Elliot and Malis’ “intuitive improvisations” stand on the threshold of composed and improvised music, creating intimate portraits of musical expression that deal in the language of subtlety.


March 22
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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MacKinnon Building
87 Trent Lane
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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Additional Info

Room Number
ImprovLab - 108 MacKinnon
Event is open to
U of G students, U of G faculty and staff, The public