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Artist in Residence
Donna & Andy, composers, performers, music educators and recording artists of children's music and adult folk music share their talents and enthusiasm as the 2013-2014 Spring Artists in Residence.
Hailing from Nova Scotia, Canada, the musical duo have been entertaining children and families since 1996, winning a host of awards and performing internationally. Their interactive musical performance using keyboard, accordion, fiddle, guitar and even a Newfoundland ugly stick, involves plenty of audience participation, a prime goal of the Artist in Residence programme. They will be on campus working with Pre Reception to Gr. 2 classes, and providing professional development to teachers from April 22 - May 14.
Author and illustrator Curtis Jobling, designer of children's TV show 'Bob the Builder" brings colour, imagination, fantasy and detail as the 2013-2014 Fall artist in residenceCDNIS is proud and excited to have designer of worldwide hit children's television show 'Bob the Builder', and the author/illustrator of numerous children's books, Curtis Jobling as this year's Artist in Residence from November 25 - 29. Art classes and young minds will be filled with captivating images and wonder as they watch, listen and learn from this master storyteller.
Steve Stiller infuses the hallways of CDNIS with the rhythms and beats of world drumming as the 2012-2013 Artist in ResidenceBack by popular demand! Following his highly successful and memorable one-day 'Drum Jam' with grade 7 students in 2010, Australian percussionist and educator Steve Stiller has returned to Canadian International School of Hong Kong as its Artist in Residence, 7 January – 8 February 2013.
Canadian International School of Hong Kong is honoured to have Bill Helin as its 2011/2012 Artist in Residence from 1 February – 30 MarchMr. Helin, whose Aboriginal name is We Laaxum'Yout, is a brilliant and accomplished Tsimshian First Nations artist, renowned totem carver, designer, engrave, painter and writer from Parksville, British Columbia on Canada's Westcoast. He is a passionate advocate for youth, an accomplished artist, writer and illustrator, jewellery designer and filmmaker. A proud father of four, Helin loves to teach and work with children and adults as he shares his Tsimshian Indian traditions.
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