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Victoria Sessions

Jazz Band

Wednesday, August 21st

We kick off our series of Victoria Clinics at Spectrum Community School and are so honored to have the luminary educator Bryan Stovell lead the afternoon's Jazz Band Clinic. Designed to give an edge in selecting charts for your Jazz Ensemble, participants play through a delectable sampling of works of all levels representing varying styles. The session will run from 1-4PM the afternoon of Thursday August 21st and will survey what's new from the finest publishers and arrangers. Early registration helps achieve a balanced band. Complimentary coffee and refreshments provided. We hope you can join us!

12:30 pm - to 1:00 pm Check in and Door Prize draw entry
1:00 pm - to 2:15 pm Jazz Band Reading Session (Bryan Stovell)
2:15 pm - to 2:30 pm Complimentary Coffee Break
2:30 pm - to 4:00 pm Jazz Band Reading Session (con't) (Bryan Stovell)

Concert Band

Thursday, August 22nd

Come explore the latest and best new repertoire for Concert Band and Wind Ensemble handpicked by Long and McQuade and presented in conjunction with our esteemed Print Industry. We welcome Matt Clark, Captain of the RCAF Winnipeg Band as our Concert Band clinician.

Register early and mark the Thursday August 22nd date in your calendars to connect with colleagues while playing alongside them and enjoying complimentary lunch and coffee breaks courtesy of Long and McQuade. Door prize draws round out each portion of the day. See you there!

8:30 am - to 9:00 am Check-in and Door Prize Entry, Late Registration
9:00 am - to 10:15 am Concert Band Reading Session (Matt Clark)
10:15 am - to 10:30 am Complimentary Coffee Break
10:30 am - to 12:00 pm Concert Band Reading Session (con't) (Matt Clark)
12:00 pm - to 12:45 pm Complimentary Lunch
12:45 pm - to 2:00 pm Concert Band Reading Session (con't) (Matt Clark)
2:00 pm - to 2:15 pm Complimentary Coffee Break
2:15 pm - to 4:00 pm Concert Band Reading Session (con't) (Matt Clark)

Morning Choral Reading Session - Equal Voices

Friday, August 23rd

We are delighted to present our Choral Reading Day to he held this year at historic Oak Bay United Church. Participants enjoy a day of choral exploration singing through an impressive selection of works covering a variety of styles and levels expertly chosen for quality and effectiveness in many settings. The morning session, facilitated by Teodora Georgieva, will feature works for equal voices and focuses on materials suitable for treble choirs, unchanged voices and even some men's choir selections. Please join us! Note that separate registration is required for the afternoon session this year.

8:30 am - to 9:00 am Check-in and Door Prize Entry, Late Registration
9:00 am - to 10:15 am Choral Reading Clinic - Equal Voices (Teodora Georgieva)
10:15 am - to 10:30 am Complimentary Coffee Break
10:30 am - to 12:00 pm Choral Reading Clinic - Equal Voices (con't) (Teodora Georgieva)
12:00 pm - to 12:45 pm Complimentary Lunch

Afternoon Choral Reading Session - Mixed Voices

Friday, August 23rd

Clinician Donald Hunt (newly of Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria) will lead our read through of Community, College and High School selections for mixed voices (SATB and more). Swell our ranks and enjoy a romp through a plethora of selections to delight heart and soul and fit the practical needs of today's choral ensembles. Participants comment on how helpful this event is to the work of their organizations and also that they personally enjoy getting together with other singers. Refreshments and door prizes are an added plus. Advance registration is appreciated.

12:00 pm - to 12:45 pm Late Registration & Complimentary Lunch
12:45 pm - to 2:00 pm Choral Reading Clinic - Mixed Voices (Donald Hunt)
2:00 pm - to 2:15 pm Complimentary Coffee Break
2:15 pm - to 4:00 pm Choral Reading Clinic - Mixed Voices (con't) (Donald Hunt)

Sacred Choral

We are offering the Sacred Choral package of this year's featured Octavos for order. Some of the works will be incorporated into the Morning and Afternoon sessions of the Victoria Choral Reading Clinic day. A separate clinic for Sacred Choral Reading may be offered in future in Victoria - we value your feedback and input, please attend our sessions this year and fill out the evaluation form!

Sacred Choral (Materials Package Only)