People passionate about nature

The Environmental Musician

Presenter: 

Emily Thoroksi, Canadian Singer-Songwriter & Wildlife Biologist

Date: 

Monday, December 12, 2022

Start Time: 

7:30 pm

Location: 

Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre (Pauline-Boutal Theatre), 340 Provencher Blvd

Admission: 

$5 for members (non-member rate $10)

Emily is a Canadian singer-songwriter & wildlife biologist that is passionate about using music to inspire people to get involved in environmental conservation. She is a graduate student at the University of Manitoba working on completing her Master of Environment degree with a focus on Environmental Communications. Emily received the 2020 Conservation Education Award through The Wildlife Society for her song "We Decide" and her short film "Why Do Wildlife Matter?"

Emily is a folk artist from Winnipeg, Manitoba known as The Environmental Musician. As an emerging wildlife biologist , Emily’s unique understanding of the environment provides an opportunity to learn through music and inspire people to act on environmental issues. This presentation will combine art and science and will include wildlife trivia, performances of her original songs, and the results from her master’s thesis where she transformed qualitative data from her interviews with wildlife biologists and students into song lyrics.