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Vancouver Sessions

Jazz Band

Monday, August 19th

Featuring the best new charts for your jazz band at all levels. Those wishing to play in the reading band must pre-register as there are limited spots available.

12:00 pm - to 1:00 pm Registration
1:00 pm - to 4:00 pm Jazz Band Reading Session (Brent Taylor)

Concert Band

Tuesday, August 20th

The best of this year's new issues at all grade levels. Please bring your instrument and help us read through this great music. Your participation is greatly appreciated.

8:00 am - to 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am - to 12:00 pm Concert Band New Issue Reading Session 1 (Matthew Clark)
12:00 pm - to 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - to 4:00 pm Concert Band New Issue Reading Session 2 (Matthew Clark)

Elementary Choral

Wednesday, August 21st

A session packed with concert and festival selections perfect for your choir. Experience a range of styles and genres, and a selection of musicals, collections and other resources great for your classroom or children's group. You will find beautiful and accessible unison and 2 part music, just right for your young singers, chosen with the developing voice in mind.

8:00 am - to 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am - to 10:30 am Classroom Resources and Octavos (clinician TBA)
10:30 am - to 11:00 am Coffee Break / Retail Exhibit
11:00 am - to 12:30 pm Classroom Resources and Octavos (clinician TBA)
12:30 pm - to 1:30 pm Lunch / Retail Exhibit
1:30 pm - to 4:00 pm Classroom Resources and Octavos (Tracy Stener and Christie Noble)

Secondary and Adult Choral Music

Thursday, August 22nd

Be prepared for the coming season with exciting new releases ideal for your High School, College or Community choir. Featuring the top publisher releases for changed and changing voices, no matter the experience of your group, we have something perfect for your programming needs. From 3 Part to SATB, TTBB and SSAA repertoire we have you covered with selections to meet your choir where they are. Discover your new favourite works from many musical genres for your concerts or festivals.

8:00 am - to 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am - to 10:30 am High School, College, Community Choir Session (Erica Phare-Bergh and Johnson Lui)
10:30 am - to 11:00 am Coffee Break / Retail Exhibit
11:00 am - to 12:30 pm High School, College, Community Choir Session (Erica Phare-Bergh and Johnson Lui)
12:30 pm - to 1:30 pm Lunch / Retail Exhibit
1:30 pm - to 4:00 pm High School, College, Community Choir Session (Erica Phare-Bergh and Johnson Lui)

Choral Revels!

Thursday, August 22nd

Experience firsthand some of the best new releases for advanced choirs in this exciting evening session. Showcasing some of the hottest new works from today's composers, this session will give you selections to both challenge and inspire your choir, allowing them to flourish as musicians, all while giving your audience an unforgettable performance.

6:00 pm - to 7:00 pm Registration (Joel Tranquilla)
7:00 pm - to 9:00 pm Choral Revels!

Sacred Choral Music for Mixed Voices

Friday, August 23rd

Join world-renowned composer Mary McDonald, one of today's most prolific and inspiring creators of church music, as she guides us in discovering original works and fresh settings of old favourites to find the perfect anthem. Together, we'll sing through the entire church year! These moving songs are some of this year's top new releases (including a newly published Christmas Cantata!) set to enhance your worship services and special occasions in just the right way.

8:00 am - to 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am - to 10:30 am Sacred Choral Reading Session (Mary McDonald)
10:30 am - to 11:00 am Coffee Break / Retail Exhibit
11:00 am - to 12:30 pm Sacred Choral Reading Session (Mary McDonald)
12:30 pm - to 1:30 pm Lunch / Retail Exhibit
1:30 pm - to 4:00 pm Sacred Choral Reading Session (Mary McDonald)