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mjames12's picture
on November 26, 2014

This post appears originally on my blog:
http://mathewsjames.blogspot.com/2014/03/faking-it.html
The musical examples noted here can be found following the above link...

Patrick K's picture
on November 14, 2014

Good day everyone

I’m quite grateful to be among all of you today and mostly because you are all so talented in the art of music. I’d like to introduce myself as a composer but it would be more appropriate to say that I’m more of a leisure classical music composer minus your degree of education in the field...

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by RobertAitkenFlutist
on November 11, 2014

Robert Aitken performed a tour de force in New Zealand … premiering Henry Brant’s “Ghosts and Gargoyles” in a concert with flute orchestra … holding four advanced masterclasses … performing an extensive recital … and lecturing on “Music As A Language”.

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by RobertAitkenFlutist
on November 11, 2014

New College of Florida in Sarasota hosts Robert Aitken’s “Masterclass On The Bay”,
a first for USA flutists. Eight days of group exercises, individual coaching and chamber music culminate with a free public concert featuring class participants and Robert Aitken.

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by Cari Burdett
on October 23, 2014

I am thrilled to announce the pre-release tour for Cari Burdett's Debut Album, Magnolia!

Cari Burdett has been a important figure in the Cowichan Valley Music scene for the past 10 years. This is a very exciting project that brings a forward a genre of music, Dramatic Gyspy Cabaret Songs, that is so close to...

mjames12's picture
on October 3, 2014

The original post appears on my blog http://mathewsjames.blogspot.com/2014/04/solfege-and-how-it-saved-me.html
As well head on over to my...

Barbara Pritchard's picture
on September 9, 2014

I'm really enjoying working on this program. Keith Hamel's "Touch" involves gesture tracking, Jackson Fairfax-Perry's "Wacka-Wacka" involves a bass wah pedal, Bob Bauer's "Hot Toccatas" have a nice, spicy Latin feel and Howard Bashaw's "Toccatella" has a zillion notes. I'm rounding the program off with John Cage'...

ladomensemble's picture
on August 6, 2014

Event Title: Ladom Ensemble
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Region: National Performance Space
Venue / Location: Canadian Music Centre 20 St. Joseph Street Toronto ON M4Y 1J9
Time: 7:30pm
Price: $20 at the door
Genre: Mixed Chamber Ensembles (1-9 Performers)...

Simon MacLeod's picture
on July 31, 2014

Welcome to the hot days of summer! As June drew to an end, we bid a fond farewell to the 2013/2014 concert season, which gave us so many terrific performances, but already the announcements have been issued for the exciting concerts coming up in the fall for the 2014/2015 season! Today, we have the chance to focus...

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by ddalle
on July 29, 2014

Listen this Thursday Jul 31st for an interview with the incredible pianist Christina Petrowska-Quilico who will be performing at the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival on Monday Aug 4th. We will be discussing the music of Ann Southam and Constantine Caravassilis and Ottawa composers and hearing music from them,...