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wilbeau's picture
by wilbeau
on October 24, 2016

I am sometimes impressed by how much emphasis players put on fingering a passage a certain way. As if there is only one manner to produce a phrase that will give it the right personality. Keeping a melody on single string is one of those habits, as if the melody lived on the strings, not in the imagination of the...

tineke veenhoven's picture
on October 16, 2016

The New Millbank Trio played at the Riverside Entertainment Center in Miramichi, NB in July 2016, Tineke Veenhoven on alto flute (jazzy improvisation).

Here is the link to the performance: https://www....

wilbeau's picture
by wilbeau
on October 10, 2016

Two of the teachers who influenced me the most had the grace to listen as full participants. They took the score in their hands and proceeded to live it along with each player they listened to. Players usually responded by playing better - it is much easier to play well when the person beside you is having a...

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by Matthew Fava
on October 7, 2016

The third in our series of posts about New Associate Composers, this week we speak with Sophie Dupuis. Although she is studying in Toronto, and has an affiliation with Ontario Region, she comes from the only officially bilingual...

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on September 27, 2016

L'Ensemble Siegfried vous invite à son concert d'inauguration, «Americana», qui se tiendra le 28 octobre prochain, 19h30, à l'Église anglicane Saint-Georges de Montréal.
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by Matthew Fava
on September 26, 2016

This week we catch up with new Associate Composer, Tyler Versluis. Tyler grew up in St. Catharines Ontario, and is now studying and working in Toronto. Tyler always struck me as the kind of person who is unwilling to take the spotlight unless he is standing in it with several other people. Currently...

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by Matthew Fava
on September 21, 2016

In this series of blog posts, we get to know some of the Associate Composers who have joined the CMC in Ontario Region. This week, we speak with Roydon Tse. Apart from his extensive activities in Canada and abroad, we at the CMC have a...

on September 9, 2016

Just getting acquainted with the website. I'm snowed under with composition projects and teaching and will get my works submitted as soon as possible.

Keep an eye out - November 5th and 6th I am directing the Opera Noyes Fludde to be performed in Nova Scotia. Will post more specific dates.

CMC Ontario Library Residency's picture
by CMC Ontario Library Residency
on August 25, 2016

By Gloria Lipski

You can hear a performance of Mother Too by using your free CMC account and listening to an archived performance on Centrestreams.