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Crescendo Schedule
8:30-9:00

Welcome!
Registration & Coffee

9:15-10:00

Keynote Address
Bramwell Tovey
VSO Chamber Players: Woodwind Quintet

10:15-11:30

Secondary Choral Clinic
Jim Sparks: Tenets of embodied singing; a naturalistic approach to skill and communication

Instrumental Techniques I with VSO
Musicians

Flute, Clarinet, French Horn, Trumpet, Cello, Bass & Percussion

Elementary Choral Clinic
Sandra Meister: Ready, Set, Sing!

VSO Open-Rehearsal (10:00-11:30)
Fugitive Voices: Bramwell Tovey, conductor and Marion Newman, mezzo-soprano

11:30-12:30 Lunch

Optional Session
BC’s Music Education Strategy and the New Curriculum: A Lunchtime Roundtable Discussion with Mark Reid

12:30-1:45

Instrumental Techniques II with VSO
Musicians

Oboe, Saxophone, Bassoon, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Violin & Viola

First Nations Perspectives in Music Teaching
A roundtable discussion with Kwagiulth and Stó:lo First Nations mezzo-soprano Marion Newman

Elementary Music Share Session

Secondary Choral Share Session

2:00-3:15

Elementary Music Clinic
Marcelline Moody: Tell Me a Story

Orchestra Clinic
Jonathan Girard: Conducting Fundamentals

Elementary & Secondary Band Clinic
Chris Bianco: Basic Rehearsal Techniques for Band

Secondary Choral Clinic
Morna Edmundson: Listening Skills That Enable Better Ensemble Singing

Jazz Clinic
Jodi Proznick: Beginning Improvisation


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