Welcome to Improbable Music, the online home of Toronto-based singer, musician and video artist Laurel MacDonald. Haunting the periphery of the Canadian music and media art scene for over two decades, MacDonald explores unexpected intersections between visuals and music.

Patchwork, a new voice+visuals performance project
with longtime collaborator Mary Jane Lamond.
Patchwork will have its world premier at Sound Symposium XVIII
in St. John’s Newfoundland in July 2016

Video operator for Fujiwara Dance Inventions' production of Eunoia,
Canadian tour, October 2015

XXIX multi-channel screening as part of composer and media artist
John Oswald's retrospective show at angelica festival international di musica,
Bologna, May 2015

Vocalist for The Messenger, a feature-length documentary by Su Rynard,
world premier at Hot Docs film festival in Toronto, April 2015

Member of the vocal ensemble along with Marie-Josée Chartier, Katherine Duncanson, Anne Fauteux, Fides Krucker, Brenna MacCrimmon and Suba Sankaran for A Mourning Chorus, a performance project created by artist Sara Angelucci as part of her 2014 residency at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Site-specific performances at the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Royal Ontario Museum.
Documentary video of A Mourning Chorus at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, September 2014