In The Spotlight
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Théâtre du Casino Lac-Leamy
1 Boulevard du Casino, Gatineau
In The Spotlight , presented by Citizen Advocacy, Reach Canada and Families Matter Cooperative is Ottawa’s only concert spot-lighting the capacities and talents of artists with disabilities. The evening will be held at the Theatre du Casino featuring performances by amazing artists. Guests will enjoy a pre-dinner cash bar reception, silent auction and raffle.
Blind from birth and a two-time kidney transplant recipient, Scott MacIntyre knows what it means to persevere despite seemingly insurmountable obstacles. From his early days as a classical concert pianist to capturing the hearts of millions of American Idol viewers with his engaging presence and vocal prowess, Scott has never let challenges keep him from achieving his dreams. As an accomplished pianist, Scott’s heartfelt songs and powerful voice take his audiences on an emotional journey of hardship and hope, entreating listeners that no matter what life brings their way, life is always worth living to the fullest.
Brittany Clayton is a multi-instrumentalist (piano, flute, clarinet, recorders, and voice) jazz artist who also happens to be blind. She performs solo or in small groups with other professional musicians in and around the Ottawa area. In addition to performing, Brittany composes and arranges music.
Peter Joynt is a rapper, producer, and public speaker from Ottawa. He has been making music for two decades. He is known for a distinctively strong style and energetic live show. One intriguing fact about Peter is that he stutters quite noticeably in conversation, yet it disappears when he performs. It’s one of the many interesting characteristics that sets him apart as an artist and performer.