darren@darrencopeland.net picture
on February 9, 2020

Sound Camp Soundscape Workshop Intensive
May 1 - 3, 2020
$200 admission includes two nights accommodation with breakfast and access to a shared kitchen.
$100 admission for entire workshop weekend without accommodation.

Advance Registration Required: https://naisa.ca/education/register/
Information: https://naisa.ca/education/intensives/

C4 The Choral Composer Conductor Collective picture
by C4 The Choral Composer Conductor Collective
on April 24, 2018

PREMIERES: Choral Composition Workshops

C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective is pleased to announce PREMIERES, a series of two workshops intended to foster growth in choral composition. C4 will present the selected works in public concerts on Saturday, October 13 and Saturday, December 1, 2018 in New York City.

Monday, January 15, 2018
Event Title: Intro to Javanese Gamelan with Sutrisno Hartana
  • Region: British Columbia
  • Venue / Location: Western Front
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Price: $150 General / 100 WF members
  • Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles (10+)
  • External Link: Website
  • Composer: --
  • Composition: --
  • Community Profile: --

Join music, dance and shadow puppet master Sutrisno Hartana in hands-on workshops exploring the instruments of Alligator Joy, a bronze gamelan from Central Java. Discover the intricate layering of rhythmic patterns, improvisation and performance rules for each instrument to create ensemble-based music of infinite depth and shimmering beauty.

Mondays 6PM-7:30PM, January 15th to March 26th 2018. Limited enrollment; to register, email newmusicadmin@front.bc.ca

Saturday, May 14, 2016
Event Title: Chance Encounters: Listening to Canadian Music with Allan Gordon Bell


  • Region: Prairie
  • Venue / Location: Doolittle Theatre, Craigie Hall, University of Calgary. Calgary, AB.
  • Time: 10:00am
  • Price: $75
  • Genre: --
  • External Link: Registration Page

Dancers' Studio West's Fun-Raising Workshop Series Presents: Chance Encounters: Listening to Canadian Music with Allan Gordon Bell

Explore the rich heritage of music—from song to symphony—created in response to the vast and varied landscape and cultural communities of Canada. Participants will learn to listen with greater attention and deeper pleasure. From a prepared playlist, participants will use chance procedures to select the order of pieces so that the session will generate unexpected connections among the many musical genres.

Sunday, November 1, 2015
Event Title: 88 Tuned Bongos: Composer's Clinic | Workshop
  • Composer: --
  • Composition: --
  • Community Profile: --

Celebrating the great lineage of experimental piano works over the Western Front’s 40+ year history, 88 Tuned Bongos champions today’s most cutting-edge pianists and keyboard projects. This Fall, Western Front New Music welcomes three musician/composer residencies working with the newly refurbished Disklavier piano, three concerts and a workshop. The series continues in Winter 2016. More info: http://front.bc.ca/events/88-tuned-bongos-piano-series/

November 1, 1-4pm
Door $15; Free for WF members

Opus Testing: NASA Remixed takes place on June 4

May 16, 2015

(Toronto, ON) – Musica Reflecta and the Canadian Music Centre (CMC) are pleased to present the final edition of Opus Testing for the 2014-15 season. On June 4, audiences are invited to a music writing workshop-concert hosted at the CMC. Each edition of Opus Testing begins with a unique musical assignment, and the NASA Remixed edition is our first effort to focus entirely on electronic music.

Related Composers: Rose Bolton

Monday, April 7, 2014
Event Title: Choral Workshop with the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
  • Region: Ontario
  • Venue / Location: Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road, Toronto, ON
  • Time: 11:30pm
  • Price: $$15 -- or $10 for parties of 10 or more -- Plus there is a $5 rebate if you also buy a Concert Ticket for Tuesday
  • Genre: Choral (9+ Voices)
  • External Link: More information
  • Composer: --
  • Composition: --
  • Community Profile: --

Are you in a choir? Do you like to sing? Do you like choral music? Then, please join the Christ Church Cathedral Choir from Oxford who are visiting Grace Church on the Hill for a unique evening. An evening where you will rehearse 4 pieces with the Choir and their director, Dr Stephen Darlington, and then sing the program together.

TIME AND PLACE: 7.30pm Monday April 7, 2015 at Grace Church on-the-Hill -- 300 Lonsdale Road, Toronto

Ignite! 2012 – A call for submissions

May 11, 2012

Aventa Ensemble is currently accepting submissions for its September 2012 Composer Workshop (Sept. 5 – 9). This workshop, designed to benefit student and emerging composers, has no age restriction and is open to all nationalities. Participants will have the opportunity of working extensively with composers Michael Finnissy (UK) and Michel Gonneville (QC).