Archive for August, 2010

Garage space

Hi folks,
As you know, my 1921 Model T is for sale.
At this time I’m looking for a 10x15ft space to store it in town until it sells.
Does anyone know of a spot that I could rent that’s here in town?
It’s fully insured and licensed and will remain so.


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Band Classes

Hi Folks,
The start up for Band Classes will be Monday Sept. 13th.
Unless there are changes in timetables, the courses will be the same as last year.

Here they are for anyone you know who is interested in joining the program.

Beginner Class Monday, Wednesday and Friday 815 to 915am
Intermediate Class Tuesday and Thursday 815 to 915am
Advanced Class Monday to Thursday 930 am to 1130am
Friday sight reading class 930 to 1130am.



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Hi band! I promised I would pass this along to anyone in the summer band that is interested.


Monday August 23 – Friday August 27, 2010
Upper Canada Academy of Performing Arts
260 Brock Street, Kingston, ON
Clinician: Dr. William Egnatoff

Registration and Fee: Deadline August 16
Participant Fee (five days): $175, payable by cheque to Upper Canada Academy
of Performing Arts, due August 16

Payment to: Upper Canada Academy of Music, c/o William J. Egnatoff, 82
Braemar Road, Kingston, ON K7M 4B6

Register by email to:
Registration information: Name, email, phone, flute teachers, musical experience, personal objectives during institute

Auditor Fee (daily, no registration required): $15/day payable on attendance
Further information: Bill Egnatoff, 613 634-3341

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Lunch: 12 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Friday Concert: 7:30 p.m.

The Institute

Tune up your flute playing, making it free and effortless, using the whole body. Gain technical knowledge on body mapping, balance, breathing, embouchure, tone production, intonation, articulation, technical facility, fingerings, harmonics, and contemporary techniques. Get tips on setting up an effective practice routine. Deepen your understanding of “the language of music” through melodies, etudes, and common flute repertoire. The class will address individual interests and concerns and will use video feedback and supportive peer critique, in addition to direct guidance from the clinician.
Daily format: warmup (stretching and breathing; exercises to develop fullness and directness of tone, low register, articulation); group improvisation (exploration of the capabilities of the flute); melodies (M. Moyse 24 Melodies, Tone Development Through Interpretation); studies, repertoire—participant choice, masterclass format; clinic (“Ask the Doctor”); flute choir.

About the clinician

Dr. William Egnatoff began teaching flute in 1960. His most influential teachers were Ed Abramson, Marcel Moyse, and Robert Aitken. His teaching also draws on voice pedagogy and body-mapping. From 1974-80, he taught flute at the Department of Music, University of Saskatchewan. He played in the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra 1961-68 and 1974-80 (Principal) and the Saskatoon Woodwind Quintet, directed the SSO Summer Orchestra Workshop 1975-78, and played with Te Deum Concerts in Dundas (1968-71) and the Hamilton Philharmonic (Second flute, 1969-70). He studied composition 1965-67 with Murray Adaskin and has written several instrumental and choral works. He plays in The Kingston Classics Trio, Classic Delights Trio, and The Telemann Trio and sings in the Cantabile Men’s Chorus. He is Associate Professor, Computers in Education, Queen’s Faculty of Education. He is developing a flute teaching Web site and a biography of Robert Aitken.

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