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Calgary Sessions

New Music Favourites for Concert Band

Thursday, August 22nd

This session will feature highlights of our 2019 New Music Favourites Collection, chosen for the teachers in the region. The presenter will review and discuss each title and its potential performance and pedagogical applications. Each title will have a recording and score to work from.

During our professional development sessions, the presenter will share insights and experiences to provide tips and strategies for building great student musicians and musical communities. The sessions will be geared to the attendees and include pedagogical ideas and practical information as well as philosophical reminders about why music education is so important.

12:45 pm - to 1:00 pm Registration
1:00 pm - to 2:00 pm Professional Development (Bill Kristjanson)
2:00 pm - to 2:15 pm Break
2:15 pm - to 3:00 pm New Music Favourites Concert Band (Grade 0.5-3) (Bill Kristjanson)

Elementary, Secondary and Community Choirs

Saturday, August 24th

Music for changed and unchanged voices for all seasons of the year, in various voicings including SATB, SAB and Unison/Two Part.

9:30 am - to 10:30 am Elementary & Middle School (Colleen Whidden)
10:30 am - to 11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00 am - to 12:00 pm High School & Adult Choral (Colleen Whidden)

Sacred Choral

Saturday, August 24th

Sacred music for the entire church year.

1:30 pm - to 4:00 pm Sacred Choral (Colleen Whidden)