Band & Choral Reading Clinics 2020

To all of you who attended our 2020 reading clinics, thank you for helping to make them an enormous success!

To keep everyone better informed about our reading clinics, we will periodically update this website as well as email updates to those interested in getting the latest information directly and taking advantage of any special offers.

To stay informed about our 2021 reading clinics, please sign up using the form below to receive e-mail updates. We look forward to seeing you at next year's clinics!

Thank you for helping to make our 2020 Reading Clinics an enormous success!

To stay informed about our 2021 reading clinics, please sign up in the form below to receive e-mail updates. We look forward to seeing you at next year's clinics!

Please also check out our 2019 clinic picks:

Middle School / Elementary / Children's Choral Online Reading Clinic

Featured Clinician: Willi Zwozdesky.

These brand new music selections include songs for unchanged as well as changing voices ranging in difficulty from beginning to advanced. Concert and festival selections include Remembrance and winter/Christmas.

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2020 High School / Adult Community Reading Clinic Online Reading Clinic

Featured Clinician: Willi Zwozdesky.

Great new releases for SAB and SATB choirs, many with options for SSA and TTB choirs, as well. Features include music for Remembrance and winter/Christmas, as well as general concert and festival songs for all seasons of the year.

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2020 Advanced Mixed Voice & Equal Voice Choirs Reading Clinic Online Reading Clinic

Featured Clinician: Willi Zwozdesky.

The rewards of challenging repertoire are the goal with this repertoire. Covering a range of ethnicities and seasons, each of these newly-composed works reveals myriad merits for singers and audiences alike.

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2020 Sacred Choral - Thanksgiving, All Saints, Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, General worship Online Reading Clinic

Featured Clinician: Joseph Martin.

Beautiful new music for choirs of all sizes, these selections range from celebratory to reflective, capturing the spirit of each season.

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2020 Sacred Choral - General Worship, Ordinary Time Online Reading Clinic

Featured Clinician: Joseph Martin.

Today’s leading composers bring forward a wealth of new work for services throughout the year, wonderful music which will work well with small and large choirs.

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2020 Sacred Choral - Lent/Holy Week/Communion/Easter/Pentecost Online Reading Clinic

Featured Clinician: Joseph Martin.

Music to lead us steadily to the apex of the church calendar, these works celebrate the solemnity and grace of the Lenten season and the celebrations of Easter and Pentecost.

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New Music Favourites - Concert Band Online Reading Clinic

Featured Clinician: Tricia Howe.

This year’s Long & McQuade New Music Favourites Concert Band review was presented online by our Regional Manager, Educational Services – Prairies, Tricia Howe. The sessions were recorded as they were presented.

Though we made a shorter list than usual, the concert band repertoire sessions feature some really great concert band repertoire and in some cases conversations with the composers! Each session is presented by level of the pieces being reviewed. All repertoire is available via your local ed services rep or on the L&M educator site.

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New Music Favourites - Adaptable Band Online Reading Clinic

Featured Clinicians: Tricia Howe, Dr. Robert Ambrose.

This year’s Long & McQuade New Music Favourites Adaptable band review was presented online by our Regional Manager, Educational Services – Prairies, Tricia Howe with a cameo appearance by Dr. Robert Ambrose. The sessions were recorded as they were presented.

Teaching instrumental music in the pandemic has presented some challenges and some opportunities. Adaptable Band day features a video on Incorporating Smaller Ensembles, a presentation by Dr. Robert Ambrose from the Creative Repertoire Initiative (N.B. Some of the titles discussed in his session are only available from the composer’s website), and a review of some new and classic individual titles and collections that are specifically geared to chamber, flex, and adaptable ensembles. The titles from the Repertoire session are available through Long & McQuade.

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New Music Favourites - Jazz Online Reading Clinic

Featured Clinicians: Tricia Howe, Brent Campbell.

This year’s Long & McQuade New Music Favourites Adaptable band review was presented online by our Regional Manager, Educational Services – Prairies, Tricia Howe with a cameo appearance by Brent Campbell.

This year for Jazz day, we’ve recorded a session on working with small groups in jazz, a session by Brent Campbell on using Head Charts with your students, as well as our traditional review our favourite pieces of the new repertoire released by the publishers for this year. Many of the selections are written to have some level of adaptability with doubled or extra parts to accommodate safe music making in the pandemic.

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