Jesse Stewart, an associate professor and researcher in Carleton’s music program, created We Are All Musicians (WAAM), an interdisciplinary, community-based research-creation project premised on the idea that music is a fundamental human right. Stewart believes that every one of us deserves to have the chance to make music and to share musical experiences with our peers, regardless of our level of musical training, socioeconomic status, age or level of physical or cognitive ability—and he uses WAAM as a vehicle to bridge the gap between his beliefs and reality.

Read the full story here.

Watch ‘Rich Tapestries: The Ongoing Story of WAAM,’ a documentary by Hasi Eldib, here.

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