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Daniel Janke Solo Piano Concert

February 25, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Doors 7:30pm, Show at 8pm

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TICKETS: $25 + GST or By donation

There are 2 ticket options, Patron Pass and Welcome Pass. The Patron Pass is $25 per person, and represents the full cost of presenting this concert. The Welcome Pass is by donation, and is an accessible option for anyone who may not be able to pay the full price. The Welcome Pass also allows the option to contribute a larger donation towards making performing arts programming more accessible to everyone. Please select whichever ticket option best suits your situation.

If you are booking tickets for more than 1 person with the Welcome Pass option, you must book each ticket separately. If you’d like to book a group of tickets by donation, please book 1 ticket using the Eventbrite system and then call us at 993-5005 to add the other ticket holders to the attendee list.


We will be following all public health protocols, including:

-Proof of vaccination required at the door

-Masks worn at all times, except when eating or drinking

-Very limited capacity with physical distancing in place

-Cancellation policy: If have any symptoms of illness, please contact KIAC for a full refund and stay home to take care of yourself


Daniel Janke is a Canadian composer, jazz pianist, and media artist. He was born in Edmonton, Alberta, and grew up in Ontario, Canada. Early piano studies were with the Royal Conservatory of music. Daniel completed a masters degree in ethnomusicology at York University, Toronto. He studied kora with Jali Nyama Suso, and with Yan Kuba Saho, in Gambia, West Africa.

Daniel performs and records with his group WinterTrio, and is artistic director of the community-based Problematic Orchestra.

He also works regularly with violinist Mark Fewer.

Recent music commissions include: Border Crossing [Blythewood Wind Quintet, 2018]; Snow Falls Eventually [NAC Orchestra 2017]; Small Song for Orchestra [Toronto Symphony Orchestra, 2017]; String Quartet No. 1 [Penderecki String Quartet].

Film scores by Daniel Janke include: Sovereign Soil [NFB, dir. David Curtis, 2019]; Mountain of Sgaana [NFB, dir. Chris Auchter. 2017]; Subconscious Password [NFB, dir. Chris Landreth – short-listed for a 2014 Oscar Award]; and Touch [Rebel Films, dir. Jeremy Podeswa, 2001].

Daniels work as a composer has gradually drawn him into different roles as a writer and filmmaker. His multi-media stage production The Grubstake Remix toured Canada, and recently presented at the Babylon Theatre in Berlin, Germany. Daniels short film How People Got Fire [NFB, 2009] has received numerous awards, and has screened internationally. His most recent film release is titled Homecoming Song.

Daniel is currently working on the new opera Elixir of Isis, in cooperation with La Roche D’Hys Académie des arts, France.


February 25, 2022
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:


Klondike Institute of Art & Culture (KIAC)


Klondike Institute of Art & Culture (KIAC)
902 2nd Avenue, Dawson City + Google Map
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