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Continuing Education Department
Continuing Education programs at the Ottawa Carleton District School Board
Struggling with practising or playing? Clarinet/Flute/Saxophone Players
You've got questions but no solution. You're having issues in some area of your practicing or performance and can't seem to get over that hump...we've got your answers.
Whether you are finding yourself practicing for hours and not seeing any real changes or the improvement is not what you were hoping to accomplish or perhaps, it's a fingering issue. "How do I transit from this position to that one with greater speed and ease, plus stay in tune keeping time?"
**Have you ever said or asked yourself any of these types of comments or questions?**
-"My sightreading is holding me back..."
-"I've been practicing constantly and still I'm sqeaking!"
-"How can or is it possible to improvise over this style of music or passage?"
-"I'm finding it difficult to tune easily and remain in tune once I have it"
-"I'm finding it hard keeping in time when playing with others."
Believe it or not, we can help solve all of the above playing and performance technique issues and so much more. We'll help get you to the level you've been wanting to achieve.
Call us today and book your FREE preview lesson and begin to see your possibilities and resolve those nagging issues...once and for all.
Ottawa School of Speech and Drama
Seniors Act Out! Come out a re-discover how to play in this fun filled acting class. Through drama games and exercises, you'll strengthen your ability to focus. Discover your hidden talents and learn new things about yourself. Wednesdays, 10a.m. to 12p.m.
Alcorn Music Studios
Let's Sing Celtic!
During this fun and instructive group course you will learn to sing east coast style folk music and music arranged for Celtic choir. The group will learn four party harmony while injecting Maritime flavour and fun into the lyrics. This course will culminate in a grand Ceilidh celebration featuring your Celtic singing group, instrumental performers, dancing, and a live Celtic Band. Let’s Party!!
Instructor: Maritime Choir director, vocalist & music educator - Allison Jackson
Course Length: 13 weeks plus Ceilidh Concert May 5th.
Dates: Thursdays beginning Feb 2nd, except no class March 15 (March break week), last class Thursday May 3rd, Ceilidh May 5th.
Time: 1:00 PM-2:30 Pm
Requirements: Singers need a good ear or ability to read music and must be present for the May 5th concert.
For ages 19 and up
Location: GigSpace 953 Gladstone in Alcorn Music Studios
Registration Fee: $225
This course requires a minimum of 8 to run.
Please note this is a "less scent" class.
Maura Volante, vocalist & vocal music teacher
Maura Volante is a community singer and teacher, offering scheduled classes, choirs & customized services. Experienced with all ages, Maura particularly enjoys helping older adults reinforce and reclaim their enjoyment of singing! Visit the website!