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Melody McKiver

Melody McKiver

Melody McKiver is an emerging Anishinaabe musician, media artist, and arts programmer of mixed ancestry from Obishikokaang Lac Seul First Nation and Scottish/Lithuanian origins. Melody is Ottawa-based and frequently works out of Toronto. As a solo performer, they explore the range of the viola’s possibilities, spanning from minimalist to danceable, often incorporating laptop processing and looping. They are currently preparing a self-titled EP of works for viola.

Writers Festival Appearances