Get it right from the start!
Equip yourself for the new season at the annual Long & McQuade Summer Reading Clinic. Your attendance at the Long & McQuade reading clinics is one of the most effective and enjoyable ways of accomplishing this for your school or community program. Repertoire selection and ongoing professional development are foremost for all music educators. With this in mind and to save you time, our team of band and choral professionals puts their time into selecting the best new repertoire for its educational value, originality and appeal. Be there and get ready for the downbeat of 2019-20!
Get it right from the start!
Equip yourself for the new season at the annual Long & McQuade Summer Reading Clinic. Our team of band and choral professionals has selected the best new repertoire for its educational value, originality and appeal. Be there and get ready for the downbeat of 2019-20!
For our annual celebration of new band music this year, we are pleased to welcome Conn-Selmer Educational Clinician, Bill Kristjanson. Bill will present an affirming session on the value of music education and educators, and will use our "listen and discuss" format to review selected concert band music from the newly released publisher titles. In keeping with the Calgary area feedack, this will be a half day session, and will be held at our North Calgary location of Long & McQuade, 10 Royal Vista Dr. NW ( View Map). Join us to start your new year off right!
Please also join us in singing through the best of the latest choral new issues. The sacred session will include music for throughout the church year. The secondary/college/community choir session will include music for all seasons of the year, in various voicings and styles. In the elementary session, we will present new treble music for choirs.
The music presented has been carefully selected from thousands of new issues, to meet the needs of your choir or school program, saving you valuable time and effort. What better way to start your school year or choral season, than meeting with your colleagues to spend a few hours singing together? Choral clinics will be held at Christ Church Elbow Park, 3602 8 St SW ( View Map). We hope to see you there!
|Friday23Band (August)||Friday6Sacred Choral||Saturday7Elementary Choral & Secondary Choral|
Enjoy singing through the best of the latest choral new issues. The sacred session will include music for the entire church year, including a Christmas Cantata. The secondary/college/community choir session will include music for all seasons of the year, in various voicings and styles. In the elementary session, new classroom resources will be featured, along with treble music for choirs.
The music presented will have been carefully selected from thousands of new issues, to meet the needs of your choir or school program, saving you valuable time and effort. What better way to start your school year or choral season, than meeting with your colleagues to spend a few hours singing together? Choral clinics will be held at our usual venue, Ascension Lutheran Church, 8405 83rd Street, Edmonton ( View Map). We hope to see you there!
We will also be holding our annual band music event in our brand new clinic room at the South Edmonton Long & McQuade, 9219 28th Avenue NW ( View Map). As always, we will feature morning and afternoon professional development sessions, and highlights from our 2019 New Music Favourites for Concert band. The information on the full collection including jazz band, choral, and elementary will also be available.
|Monday19Jazz Band||Tuesday20Concert Band||Wednesday21Elementary Choral||Thursday22Secondary Choral & Choral Revels!||Friday23Sacred Choral|
Discover your new favourite hits at Long & McQuade's Summer Reading Clinic! Offering the top newly published works in Band and Choral music, we have this season's choice new resources and repertoire ready for you to uncover! We are also excited to welcome you to our new venue this year: Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre, 3075 Slocan St, Vancouver ( View Map). The beautiful facility is conveniently located near the Renfrew SkyTrain station.
Seize the opportunity to hear the best new releases of the year, carefully curated by our Choral and Band music specialists, bringing you the best of the best for a brilliant concert program. Presented by some of the industry's leading professionals, Long & McQuade's reading sessions are your opportunity to experience new repertoire, network with other choral and band directors, and equip yourself for a fantastic season with your school, ensemble, community group or church. Enjoy a selection of resources and works for all ages, abilities and styles to fit all your musical needs. Let us help you prepare for the best season possible at Long & McQuade's Summer Reading Clinic.
|Wednesday21Jazz Band||Thursday22Concert Band||Friday23Choral Sessions (Equal Voices & Mixed Voices)|
We are delighted to present a Victoria and Vancouver Island tradition with our series of Reading Clinics held this year in beautiful Victoria BC. Facilitated by exceptional clinicians, you will be guided through a range of repertoire chosen to give musical inspiration. Our new locations are Spectrum Community School at 957 Burnside Road ( View Map) for Jazz and Concert Bands, and for our Choral day we will convene at historic Oak Bay United Church, 1355 Mitchell Street ( View Map) (the corner of Mitchell and Granite, 2 blocks off of Oak Bay Avenue.)
Join us for one, two or all three days of exploration of fresh material for Concert Band, Jazz Band and Choir. Educators, Community Musicians, Conductors and performers benefit from direct experience with hot-off-the-press music carefully selected from new titles from our Publishing Industry partners. Celebrate the arrival of the new Musical Year by registering for this event and enjoy the musical offerings, food and friends old and new to set yourself up for the return to orbit in September full of inspiration. Expert Clinicians include Captain Matt Clark of the Canadian Forces (formerly with the Naden Band and currently leader of the Air Force Band in Winnipeg), Vancouver Island Jazz and Concert Band luminary Bryan Stovell and Choral Specialists Teodora Georgieva of Lester B Pearson College of the Pacific and the Canadian College of Performing Arts, and Donald Hunt.of Christ Church Cathedral and Cathedral School, Victoria.
There will be multiple Door Prize draws, refreshments and a mini-marketplace. We are grateful to the individuals and organizations who help make our event a success every year! Early registration is encouraged so we can plan accordingly. Tell your colleagues and musical friends so we can raise the rafters this August!
This year, our annual summer repertoire and professional development event will be held in our new clinic room at our Winnipeg store, 1845 Pembina Highway ( View Map).
As has become our tradition, we will focus on highlights of our New Music Favourites collection (concert band, level 0.5-4) and include the a listing of the full national collection, with more advanced, holiday, and jazz selections. There will also be two professional development sessions, selected by our presenter.
Featured Clinician: Kathie Van Lare.