In mid-July, 2014, I had the privilege to participate in the Examiner Training Intensive Workshops offered at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Ontario. The seminars and workshops provided during this 3 day course (aptly labeled “Examiner Boot-camp”) provided an amazing array of information, insight, some examiners-only secrets, and a lot of opportunity for discussion. 507 more words
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Marvel´s “Guardians Of The Galaxy” is a hit and so is the soundtrack “Awesome Mix Vol.1″, currently at # 1 at the Billboard charts. And it is all because of that 1974 hit “Hooked on a Feeling”, originally # 1 at the singles charts in the States on April 6 that year (same day as the California Jam Concert in fact), clearly a song for all seasons. 76 more words
If it is the second weekend in August then this must be Cropredy.
A tradition for many of the 20,000 revellers who descend on this tiny Oxfordshire village on the same weekend every year, Fairport Convention’s festival is a long lived and seemingly unchanging festival. 1,424 more words
Music is a fluid art. There are many opportunities by which we, as musicians, have the pleasure to play music in a variety of settings. We are interpreters, performers, educators, collaborators, and advocates. 187 more words