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Edmonton Sessions

Band Music

Friday, August 24th

This year, Dr. Gillian Mackay will be presenting our full day session in Edmonton. We will open the morning with some mental stretches and pedagogical ideas, then move into a discussion on new concert band repertoire, moving from easy to more advanced. Also on site will be the new catalogue and materials for new jazz ideas.

8:45 am Registration
9:00 am - to 10:00 am Best practices for teachers and students (Gillian Mackay)
10:00 am - to 10:15 am Coffee
10:20 am - to 11:45 am Discussion of New Music level ½ - 2 (Gillian Mackay)
11:45 am - to 1:00 pm Break for Lunch
1:00 pm - to 2:00 pm Teacher Development session (Gillian Mackay)
2:15 pm Discussion of New Music Level 2½ - 3½ (Gillian Mackay)

Sacred Choral for Mixed Voices

Friday, September 7th

Sacred repertoire for mixed-voice choirs for all seasons of the church year, including a Christmas cantata.

6:00 pm - to 7:00 pm Registration
7:00 pm - to 10:00 pm Sacred Choral Reading Session (clinician TBA)

Secondary Choral

Saturday, September 8th

Concert and festival repertoire in a variety of styles and levels. The secondary choral session is being run concurrently with the elementary choral session.

8:30 am - to 9:30 am Registration
9:30 am - to 11:30 am Secondary Choral Reading Session (Morning) (clinician TBA)
11:30 am - to 12:15 pm Lunch
12:15 pm - to 2:30 pm Secondary Choral Reading Session (Afternoon) (clinician TBA)

Elementary Choral and Classroom Resources

Saturday, September 8th

Concert & festival repertoire in a variety of styles and levels. Musicals, collections and methods will also be showcased. The elementary choral session is being run concurrently with the secondary choral session.

8:30 am - to 9:30 am Registration
9:30 am - to 11:30 am Elementary Choral Reading Session (Morning) (clinician TBA)
11:30 am - to 12:15 pm Lunch
12:15 pm - to 2:30 pm Elementary Choral Reading Session (Afternoon) (clinician TBA)