Tar Sands Songbook

Tanya Kalmanovitch

Creator, performer

When she was fourteen years old, Tanya Kalmanovitch made her decision to be a professional musician because “music had nothing to do with oil.” She is a musician, writer and performer named by Grist Magazine as one of its 50 Fixers, people who are changing the world with innovative solutions.

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Andrew Boudreau


One of eight Canadian musicians to receive the Astral Artist Prize, Andrew is also the recipient of the OPUS Prize for Jazz Concert of the Year in Quebec. He completed a Master of Music at the New England Conservatory, Bachelor of Music at the Schulich School of Music (McGill University). A native of Truro, Nova Scotia Andrew currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.


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Katie Pearl


KATIE PEARL is a director, playwright, and co-Artistic Director of the Obie-winning company PearlDamour, with whom she creates interdisciplinary, often site-specific work. Recipient of four Map Fund, two NEA, and a Creative Capital Award; commissions include Trinity Repertory Theater, The American Repertory Theater, The Kitchen, the Whitney Museum, PS122, Walker Art Center, and the Contemporary Arts Center/New Orleans.



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