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Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Doors @ 7:00PM – Show @ 7:00PM
Maxwell’s Concerts & Events – 35 University Avenue East, Waterloo, ON

A Community Music collaboration presented by Dave Mansell in conjunction with Wilfrid Laurier University, Outer Islands, Bass Lions, and members of the KW Symphony.

Come see some of the most famous pieces of classical music reimagined through collaboration by rock and classical musicians for a modern audience. There will be performances by members of the KW Symphony and associates, Outer Islands and Bass Lions.

Get tickets here:

Admission is free. Donations are welcome.
Wheelchair accessible.
All ages welcome. It is a licensed event.

Choral Workshops starting tonight!

***Correction: Tuesday workshops will be in Conrad Grebel Rm 1208***
Why: By popular request and considerable bugging of the director. . .
What: The UW Choir Workshops
When: Tuesdays in between terms (April 7, 14, 21, 28), 700pm – until?
Who: Anyone and everyone who is interested. Good recruiting for choir! But, everyone is welcome.
Where: Chapel Conrad Grebel Rm 1208
Cost: No charge (except for April 25 Choirs Ontario Workshop)
April 7th — Singing High, Singing Low: Singing at the extremes or How to survive high, shouty choral music and stuff so low it makes your throat ache.
April 14th — Make It Up, But Make it Beautiful: Improvisation for instruments and voices. . . bring instruments and bring voices. . .
April 21 — Song Sharing (details TBA). .  .. great session, don’t miss it. Uh, and the other sessions too.
April 25 (Saturday) — Ontario Choral Workshops with Rachel Rensink-Hoff (McMaster University Choir) and Gerard Yun (UW and WLU Choirs). Rx for Choirs: Reinvigorating your choir, Song Sharing, Global Music, etc. PLEASE ATTEND! This will be fun. Sponsored by Lyrical Lines Education Network.
April 28 — Choral Auditioning Skills — Tonal Memory, Harmonic Hearing, following at lightening speed, and reading a score with skill and accuracy, Singing in tune, making up harmonies, Singing for choir survival!
May 5 — UW Choir Auditions! Sign up: http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/4ao4k4p5v3x2/
Good luck on exams. . come sing and enjoy!

Singing exam content!

Here it is!

Anvil Chorus, pp. 4-6, 7-8 (from memory)

Brindisi, all SATB sections (from memory)

Va Pensiero, pp. 9 to end. (not memorized, but language and notes!)

Belleilaka, 8-10 and 13-end (from memory)

Les Mis, pp. 3-6, 41-44 (memorized)


Format for Tuesday rehearsal:

650pm — Signups by pod

700-730pm Rehearse all exam items

730-900pm Exams


915-10pm Put it all together!

Also, Armel put together a YouTube list of the songs we’re doing this term. 

See you all tomorrow!