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Canadian indigenous tenor performing in Edmonds Oct. 26


Last updated 10/10/2019 at 10:55am

Jeremy Dutcher, a Canadian indigenous tenor, composer, and activist, performs 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Edmonds Center for the Arts.

A classically trained tenor and ethnomusicologist and inner of Canada's Polaris Music Prize, Dutcher blend his Wolastoq First Nation roots into the music he creates. His compositions shift between classical, traditional, and pop.

Dutcher performs at 7:30 pm in a trio format, preceded by a free talk at 6:15 p.m.

A member of Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick, Dutcher is one of only about 100 people who speak Wolastoq, classified as a "severely endange...

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