Next workshop: Fall 2017

A day of hands-on professional development designed to reinvigorate your directing, build skills, and connect with fellow directors from across the Maritimes.

Sessions include:

  • Conducting: advanced techniques and tips with the Mt.A Symphonic Band and director Dr. James Kalyn
  • Jazz Ensemble directing with Dr. Linda Pearse and the Mt.A Jazz Ensemble
  • Brass workshop: breathing, buzzing, warm-ups, and fundamentals for each instrument
  • Woodwind workshop: fast and effective techniques for teaching embouchure and tonguing. Simple tuning exercises.
  • Open forum on issues affecting ensemble directors in Atlantic Canada

Please contact music@mta.ca or call 364-2374 for more information.