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Odd word and new study

One of the oddest words in the English language belongs to music. Seven letters, one vowel, yet 2 syllables. And better than it english-oddity-ness is its use and the pleasure it gives!

Careful application of this can really improve our…

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Taize service for All Saints Day - Nov 1 -2022

There will be an All Saints Day service Nov 1, honouring the memories of those who have died this year, and in previous years. I mention this because the service will be in the Taize style, with music mostly from…

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Debussy playing Debussy

It is easy to forget, with youtube and downloadable recordings, how hard it was to hear from the source in earlier days. I was having a discussion about the wonders of youtube for learning music just the other day with…

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Composing retreat is full!

Thanks to those who registered - it should be a great mix of relaxing and stimulating - at least that is what I'm aiming at. No doubt I'll plan for another one next year, so if you missed coming this…

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Imagine...

Imagine you were not feeling well, a little sad, or a little sick, or just tired. The internet is full of remedies to swallow or rub on or smoke or smell. But I have a better answer. It is the…

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SOLD Harp For Sale

Good student Salvi Harp for sale  in the Cowichan Valley - 34 string  in good condition. Price has been reduced to $1600  Email shellywook@gmail.com

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Chord Theory Workshop - repeat!!

THIS has been postponed to Sept - details posted when I've worked them out - most likely at Beach Acres

How exciting to have something that more people want - especially when it is theory.

At the Tofino arranging workshop…

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Chord Theory Workshop

At the Tofino arranging workshop it became clear to me and to the participants that more background in chord theory would help with arranging and analyzing music. So the Chord Theory workshop is ON!

We're heading to Beach Acres, which…

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