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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Classical Guitar: A History of Diversity in Music with Jelica Mijanovic


Intercultural Library Music Performance History & heritage
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St. Catharines Public Library - Central Branch (Downtown) (Mills Room)

54 Church Street

St. Catharines, ON



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Explore the rich history of the classical guitar and its connections to diverse cultures and peoples. An interactive lecture-recital you won’t want to miss!

This program is drop-in, registering below enables you to receive an email reminder closer to the event date.

Jelica Mijanovic is a professional classical guitarist actively engaged as a concert artist and teacher at Mohawk College. Pursuing a Doctor of Music Arts degree at U of T, she is passionate about exploring diverse musical influences. Since arriving in St. Catharines as a new immigrant in January 2021, Jelica has showcased her talents in various events, including interactive concerts during Culture Days. Her upcoming third event in 2023 will delve into the historical impact of Arabic, Jewish, Roma, Indigenous, and African populations on guitar music. This interactive solo-guitar concert will offer participants a journey through different cultures, accompanied by folkloric music, scales, and techniques, connecting them to the guitar's rich and diverse heritage.


City of St. Catharines

St. Catharines Cultural Services operates as a division within the Community, Recreation, and Culture Services department at the City of St. Catharines. Our primary responsibilities include managing the civic art collection, overseeing public art installations, administering cultural investment programs, and facilitating community development initiatives.

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