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Nilan Perera


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Nilan has been a consistent presence on the creative music scene in Toronto, Canada since 1984.
Since then he has produced concerts and festivals in Toronto, had a radio show at CIUT-FM for 16 years (serving as Program Director and Station Manager for 7 years in that time) as well as being involved in many of the cutting edge music, dance and interdisciplinary ensembles that have achieved recognition and notoriety in Toronto and beyond.
He has performed and recorded with Jandek, Martin Tétreault, Susanna Hood, Vinnie Golia, Don Preston, Sarah Peebles, David Toop, Roswell Rudd, Sumihisa Arima, John Butcher, Evan Parker, William Parker, John Oswald, Michael Snow, Michael Ondaatje, Mary Margaret O’Hara, and Don Thompson.
Nilan has also conducted workshops with Susanna Hood in dance/music performance improv.
He is also a writer of reviews and articles for the national music periodical: Exclaim!
A complete cv is available upon request


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