Abel Maxwell

About the Artist

With his contagious enthusiasm, artist-educator Abel Maxwell captures the attention and interest of students with his passion for music and the arts, while also conveying humanitarian values based on self-esteem, trust, critical thinking and respect for others. He studied at the Royal Conservatory of Toronto, the National Conservatory of Lyon (France) and has received numerous awards and honours including: the UNESCO / International Humanitarian Fashion Week Community Achievement Award (2016), nominated for Best Male Performer at Gala Trille Or (2015), and “Best-Seller” author (Hollywood, 2014).

Professional artists help students to think outside the box or even better, to think without a box!

— Abel Maxwell

Artist's Programs

Curriculum Links

Experience vocal music through singing techniques creating and reproducing sounds and rhythmic sequences; gain appreciation for principles of rhythmic loops created by our voice; create personal small group performances of segments; create a choreography of movements and rhythms using body parts; explore the relationship between body percussion and dance.

Artistic Disciplines

Dance, Media Arts, Music


Black, Culturally Diverse, Francophone, Men+, Person of Colour


Children ages 5 - 11, Children ages 12 - 18, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Language Proficiency

English, French

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