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Learning with our body

I'm devoting the next few studio classes to the study of rhythm. Have your questions and trouble ready. This quote from Marja-Leena Juntunen may give you a clue where I"m going..

 "Within cognitive science, Schiavio and Timmers (2016) maintain that…

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A video from our Xmas recital

One of the audience members recorded a bit of the concert and prepped it a bit to share on facebook, to help us spread the word about the fundraisers.

I, and others, are raising funds to bring two families to…

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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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