Steve recently conducted a phone interview with Coast Mountain FM. Great job by Steve and Coast Mountain editing together a radio spot that really describes the project and it's creative process.
The Across the Lines team was delighted when the local Sunshine Coast newspaper, The Coast Reporter, recently featured a story about the Across the Lines project.
Arts and Entertainment writer Jan DeGrass writes:
"A senior resident of a care home makes music when she simply touches an iPad programmed with a musical application. Another resident, usually withdrawn, recites and records a love poem he wrote for his wife years ago. One woman who has never played piano before sits down with a musician and learns a fragment. This creative program of activities is called Across the Lines and it’s happening at the Good Samaritan’s Christenson Village in Gibsons with the aid of a Sunshine Coast Community Foundation grant and two creative individuals."
Click here to read the entire article.
We are honoured by the level of support we've received from the community and are excited to share the results of the participants' and musicians' work this fall when we release the Across the Lines CD!