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Find a teacher or just explore the upcoming events - you'll find your music here!


 

gearing up part 1 -basics

This is a short series of articles, with lots of info about how to prepare for distance lessons, either as a teacher or a student. It was originally published on Marilyn Rummel's harpcanadastudio.com webstie, and copied here from more info…

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Gearing up - part 2 - headphones and mics

This and part 3 and 4 deal with extra things that make it all better for you and the students. That is, they don't change the "performance" but they really change the experience. I want to offer what you can…

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Gearing up - Part 3 - cameras and displays

The display - 

If you are a teacher and you want to keep doing this distance teaching for days on end, you'll soon want to see what your students are doing without squinting at a tiny screen. It's probably…

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Previous events

Date Event Location
Harp Recital and Dinner st Peter's Quamichan, Duncan st Peter's Quamichan, Duncan
 —  — Pianofest Duncan United Church Duncan United Church
 —  — Feldenkrais for Musicians St. Peter Quamichan, Duncan St. Peter Quamichan, Duncan
 —  — Feldenkrais for Musicians St. Peter Quamichan St. Peter Quamichan
Canada Music Week composers Concert Sylvan United Church Sylvan United Church
Cowichan Symphony at 7:30  
 —  — Pianofest Duncan United Church Duncan United Church
Turlough O'Carolan Festival St. Peter's Hall, Duncan St. Peter's Hall, Duncan
pianofest entry deadline  
 —  — Feldenkrais for Musicians St. Peter's Hall, Duncan St. Peter's Hall, Duncan
Wine and Chocolate and Music St. Peter, Quamichan, duncan St. Peter, Quamichan, duncan
 —  — Pianofest Duncan United Church Duncan United Church
pianofest entry deadline  
17 - a Theatre concert featuring Morag Northey, cello St. Peter's church, duncan St. Peter's church, duncan
 —  — Cowichan Harp and Cello Festival St. Peter's Church Hall St. Peter's Church Hall
concerto competion  
Symphony talks Cowichan Centre for the Performing Arts boardroom Cowichan Centre for the Performing Arts boardroom
 —  — Pianofest Duncan United Church, Duncan, BC Duncan United Church, Duncan, BC
Cowichan Consort Concert Christian Reformed Church Christian Reformed Church
Cowichan Music teacher pre-concert talk Victoria Symphony and Cowichan Theatre Victoria Symphony and Cowichan Theatre
The Citizen's Young Musicians of the Week