A green ear: U of T grad turns houseplants into instruments

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Doctor of Musical Arts grad Steven Webb says his "Plant Music" project was conceived as a way to connect people with nature during COVID-19

Published: November 9, 2023
By Adina Bresge

Plants might not seem like a noisy bunch. But if you listen closely, Steven Webb says you can find a symphony in your garden.

As part of his studies at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music, Webb turned houseplants into instruments as part of Plant Music – one of his many works that sample sounds from the real world to help make sense of it.

Read the full article on U of T News