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Experience a musical transit ride with the “sidewalk cellist”

Experience a musical transit ride with the “sidewalk cellist”

Clara Shandler or Sidewalk Cellist is the March performer in residence for Art Moves, TransLink's music and performance series

Experience a musical transit ride this March from Clara Shandler the Sidewalk Cellist as she performs solo with her cello as part of Art Moves, TransLink’s music and performance residence series.

Having been born into a musical family in Vancouver, Clara recognized at an early age the power of music to bring people together and soothe troubled minds. She’s performed in rock bands, dance and theatre productions, operas, chamber ensembles, and multicultural orchestras with her cello.

Since earning a degree in music at the University of British Columbia, she’s spent over a decade teaching and performing across Canada and worldwide.

Her music ranges from eclectic, groovy, poetic, epic, and dark. Close your eyes and listen in; you might imagine yourself starring in a movie scene.

Where to catch a performance

Experience music on transit as Clara plays the cello onboard the SeaBus, SkyTrain, and Waterfront Station.

  • SkyTrain’s Expo Line – Saturday, March 4, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Artist boards train at Waterfront Station at 6:30 p.m. eastbound to King George Station.
  • SkyTrain’s Millennium Line – Friday, March 10, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Artist boards VCC — Clark Station at 6:30 p.m. eastbound to Lafarge Lake — Douglas Station.
  • SeaBus – Saturday, March 18th, 2 – 4 p.m. Artist boards at Waterfront at 2 p.m.
  • Waterfront Station – Friday, March 24th, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Did you know? The Art Moves program came to life because of our Customer Experience Action Plan, a plan that prioritizes the needs of customers like you. Art Moves expands and diversifies the presence of music and art across the system. It delivers on our priority to provide a more pleasant transit experience.

You can also visit other transit locations to view art that showcases the community it serves:


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