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“Together in Song” Training Choir Festival

On March 2nd, 2014,  Cantiamo Training Choir participated in the "Together in Song" Training Choir Festival along with the Goulbourn Junior Jubilee Singers, Cross Town Chorus, and Baobab Roots. The event included an afternoon workshop followed by a performance for parents and guests. This is the second year I have been fortunate to be involved… Continue reading “Together in Song” Training Choir Festival

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Reflections on the Teacher Workshop: “The Magic Wand is Optional”

As storybooks often question their readers - do you believe in magic? The stained glass windows of the church and the dappled light they send into the sanctuary are the first clues I am able to spot on the fine morning of the Teacher Workshop. Of course, there had been many other, smaller hints of… Continue reading Reflections on the Teacher Workshop: “The Magic Wand is Optional”

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Choral Workshop for Teachers

On Saturday, February 8th the Cantiamo Girls Choir offered the annual Choral Workshop for teachers as part of the Cantiamo Educational Outreach Program. The workshop was held at the beautiful St. John’s South March Anglican Church in Kanata. I have personally attended several of these workshops lead by Artistic Director Jackie Hawley. Each workshop is extremely… Continue reading Choral Workshop for Teachers