Advanced Instrumental Pedagogy for Wind & Jazz Ensembles
Not offered in summer 2017. For graduate studies credit information, please contact Audrey Yardley-Jones firstname.lastname@example.org
This professional development opportunity will offer music educators the chance to explore a variety of methods for instrumental music education in both concert band and jazz ensemble contexts.
Workshops will address rehearsal techniques, conducting skills, working with jazz rhythm sections, repertoire selection and preparation, instructional warm ups, and improvisation.
The two weeks will include:
- Rehearsal labs
- The opportunity to work with performing concert and jazz ensembles.
Participants are asked to bring:
- An instrument
- A conducting baton
- $550 plus HST = $621.50
Daily Schedule 2016
Download the 2016 Schedule (PDF - 208KB)
Accommodation and food are the responsibility of the participants. Various places to stay on and off campus are available at a reasonable cost.
Located in the centre of southwestern Ontario, London is approximately two hours driving distance from Toronto and Detroit. The London International Airport offers direct flights to Toronto, Newark, Chicago, Ottawa and Calgary, as well as many other connections to several Canadian destinations.
For details about the region visit: www.londontourism.ca/
Places to stay in London:
Brescia Conference Services
Tammy McBane 519-432-8353 ext. 28212
1) Queen bed, and private washroom (Clare Hall Private Room) $65.00/night plus HST.
2) Two private bedrooms with shared washroom running between (Clare Hall Conjoined Room)
$95.00/night plus HST.
To receive the discounted rate please complete the registration form found using the link above and indicate you would like to be contacted to arrange payment (use promo code “Wind & Jazz Band” when booking)
Guest House on the Mount:
Current Rates Online:
Twin Bed, Shared Bath $39.00
Twin Bed, Half Bath $49.00
Queen Bed, Shared Bath $59.00
Queen Bed, Half Bath $69.00
Queen Bed, Full Bath $89.00
2 Twin Beds, Half Bath $69.00
2 Twin Beds, Full Bath $89.00
3 Person, Half Bath $89.00
4 Person, Shared Bath $99.00
Long term rates are available for guests staying one week or more. Please inquire.
Western Bed and Breakfast:
Emily directly at 519-661-2111 x 81215 for any questions
Single bedroom within a suite with 2 bedrooms - $55.00/bedroom/night +HST. (Bedrooms have 1 or 2 single beds) (select the single rate and use promo code "Wind & Jazz Band" under "Group" section)
Directions to Western:
"Please register by June 30th so that materials may be organized for the class. Late registrations may or may not be accepted based on enrolment."