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The Art of Living in the Time of COVID

October 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The 2020 Lafayette Health Awareness Series presents:
The Art of Living in the Time of COVID

The 15th annual Lafayette Health Awareness Series will take place—as a webinar—on Oct. 1. Hosted by Chancellor Shelagh Rogers and featuring a performance by UVic’s Lafayette String Quartet, guest speakers include BC Chief Provincial Health Officer Bonnie Henry, UVic Medical Sciences instructor Terence Tam (concertmaster of the Victoria Symphony) and Steven Taylor, author of The Psychology of Pandemics.

This event is presented in partnership with UVic’s Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health. Admission is free but donations will be accepted to help establish a Lafayette Music and Health Legacy Fund to support interdisciplinary research, teaching and community outreach in the area of music and health.

Registration is required

Presenters:

Bonnie Henry, MD MPH FRCPC, Chief Provincial
Health Officer, British Columbia
Associate Professor, UBC

Steven Taylor, PhD, R. Psych, UBC Dept of Psychiatry
Author of The Psychology of Pandemics

Terance Tam, MD, CCFP (EM), Affiliate
Clinical Instructor, Division of Medical Sciences, University of Victoria
Concertmaster, Victoria Symphony

With host Shelagh Rogers
Chancellor of the University of Victoria
CBC Radio journalist and host of “The Next Chapter”

And the Lafayette String Quartet
Since 1986, the members of the Lafayette String Quartet have divided their time between entertaining audiences all over North America and Europe and teaching some of Canada’s finest young string players. Their residency at the University of Victoria is rich in local performances and community involvement. Their concerts in Canada and abroad have been hailed as “passionate, riveting, and with flawless ensemble.”

Details

Date:
October 1, 2020
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://lafayettestringquartet.ca/lafayette-health-awareness/

Venue

Webinar

Organizer

School of Music, University of Victoria
Phone:
250-721-7903
Email:
music@uvic.ca
View Organizer Website

Other

Admission:
Free