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Community Storytellers


From a treasured musical heirloom that has been passed down the generations to an unforgettable concert that changed our lives; music enriches our community. The Community Storytellers exhibit presents community members’ musical artifacts and memories in their own words; they are the storytellers.

“I am honoured and privileged to be a part of the dynamic and evolving tapestry of the Alberta music scene. I have loved lending my voice over the past two decades to fiercely representing women of colour in the music of this province and telling our story. I am proud of what I have accomplished thus far, and am in awe of the depth of talent that is rising up behind me.”

— Lynn Olagundoye, Calgary

 

 

“When I came to Alberta in the 60’s there was country music everywhere, every day. The atmosphere was exceptional; comfortable, friendly, like family. If one was a performer all they needed was a fiddle or guitar and they were quickly incorporated into the gathering, and that influenced me to stay.”

— Don E. Scott, Edmonton

 

 

 

National Music Centre invites you to share your story in Community Storytellers

How to get involved:
Do you have a music-related item with an interesting story that you'd like us to display? 
Do you have a musical memory that you can't wait to share?

Email exhibitions@nmc.ca and tell us about it!
 

 

 

Thank You

With great appreciation
to the community members and artists who have shared their objects and stories in the exhibition

Design and Development
Chris Pecora