School of the Arts Visiting Artist Series: Payton MacDonald

We are excited to announce that composer, singer, percussionist, artist, and film maker, Payton MacDonald will be on McMaster Campus as part of the School of the Arts Visiting Artist Series on October 23-25.

He will be presenting his Sonic Peaks project, which combines experimental music and ultra-distance hiking, captured on film. Payton plans to summit the highest mountains in the US and create graphic scores that reflect his feelings/experiences of the hikes. More info can be found at


Artist talk: Oct 24 1:00 pm – The ‘New Space’ in the Fitzhenry Studio and Atrium

Film Screening: Oct 25 9:30 am – L.R. Wilson Concert Hall

Improv Workshop: Oct 25 12:30 – 2:20 pm – L.R. Wilson Concert Hall

Art Exhibition: Oct 23-25 – The Fitzhenry Studio and Atrium

Watch the Sonic Peaks trailer: