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wilbeau's picture
by wilbeau
on February 1, 2016

For 20 years I have been trying to use less force as I play guitar and it is finally paying off. At times I can show my students how to look, how to play a passage without exerting needless force. I can shorten some notes without worry, hearing them but still feeling the meaning behind. In fact I have invested more...

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by ARTerra
on January 21, 2016

Deadline: 15th February 2016
Location: Portugual, Lobão da Beira

ARTErra is a multidisciplinary artistic residency placed in the green and friendly village of Lobão da Beira. We began our project with the aims of hosting artists by providing them with accommodations, work place and cultural and ideas...

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by wilbeau
on January 18, 2016

At the age of 16, my guitar teacher suggested that I play at a café-fundraiser for a theatre group*. It was in the basement of a church somewhere in the central Toronto. Coming from the suburbs on a late fall night was a little scary, riding a streetcar, looking at old buildings and hoping to get off at the correct...

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by wilbeau
on January 12, 2016

An author was asked about the idea[s] behind her new book. She - Fred Vargas - replied that though she planned her books and set out to write about certain things the words themselves directed the work in the end. While working she found certain phrases wound up on paper and forced the work to follow. You don’t...

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by wilbeau
on January 12, 2016

My most profound musical memories are of playing in large ensembles and I was lucky to have been able to sing Vivaldi’s Gloria in high school. Privileged to have played through a Beethoven’s third Symphony later that same year. Reflecting upon this, the fact that all of my previous recording projects have included...

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by CMC Ontario Library Residency
on December 21, 2015

By: Chris Mayo

“The performance must take place in total darkness; the musicians have individual lights, just enough to...

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by ARTerra
on December 4, 2015

Deadline: 15th February 2016
Location: Portugual, Lobão da Beira

ARTErra is a multidisciplinary artistic residency placed in the green and friendly village of Lobão da Beira. We began our project with the aims of hosting artists by providing them with accommodations, work place and cultural and ideas...

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by CMC Ontario Library Residency
on November 26, 2015

By: Chris...