Third Coast Percussion's Paddle to the Sea
Third Coast Percussion | Photo: Saverio Truglia

Paddle to the Sea

Calgary Pro Musica presents Third Coast Percussion’s multimedia production

Amy Jo Espetveidt

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Featuring original music and works by Philip Glass and Jacob Druckman, and the traditional music of the Shona people of Zimbabwe, Third Coast Percussion re-imagines National Film Board original as a multimedia production.

Join Calgary Pro Musica as it presents Third Coast Percussion’s Paddle to the Sea.

Taking the classic children’s book and Academy Award-nominated film, this new project that looks at our relationship to the bodies of water that connect our lives. Third Coast Percussion performs live with the film, which tells the story of an Indigenous boy who carves a wooden figure and sets him on a journey through all five Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence River, and finally to the Atlantic Ocean.

Catch Paddle to the Sea at 8:00pm on April 8, 2018 at the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary (206 University Court NW).