One of the things I love about my job is the opportunity to occasionally experiment with new ideas.
One such project is something that’s become something of a pet project. Campus Sessions started last fall when I was walking across campus and saw Colour Code performing outside the W.A. Murphy Student Centre at a Student Union BBQ. I asked them if they’d be interested in performing on camera. They said yes. The series was born.
Since then, I’ve filmed eight artists/bands performing live—in one take—somewhere on the UPEI campus. As of this writing, there are two more lined up, and several more musicians interested in taking part.
A few weeks ago, Denis Calnan from CBC Radio got in touch with us about doing a piece on the project. I got together with him, along with Sam and Emilee from the aforementioned Colour Code, and we chatted about the project. He did a fantastic job cutting it together, and it aired the next evening on CBC PEI’s Mainstreet. Here it is:
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