« Plants might not seem like a noisy bunch. But if you listen c
losely, Steven Webb says you can find a symphony in your garden.
As part of his studies at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music, Webb turned houseplants into instruments as part of Plant Music – one of his many works that sample sounds from the real world to help make sense of it.
Webb, who will receive his doctor of musical arts this week, says he plans to build on the skills he gained at U of T to continue his project of composing music out of the cacophony of the modern experience – from the rhythmic chants of climate protesters to the distorted soundtrack of digital life… »