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!
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.
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