Long & McQuade Learning Series - Brampton, ON

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Long & McQuade Learning Series - Brampton, ON


Monday, March 5 | 6:30pm
Recording 101 with Ray Wilson

Learn the basics of what you need to capture your music using your computer. From the hardware to the software, learn what components are necessary and how to set up your new gear to begin recording in minutes. With more than 30 years of studio and recording experience, Ray spends much of his free time educating others in the art of audio engineering. By day he is the Sales Manager of Yorkville Sound; by night he is the owner of Synergy Studio in Pickering, Ontario, working with local artists in the Toronto area.

Thursday, March 15 | 6:30-8pm
Embracing and Engaging with Gospel Music with Darren Hamilton

For decades, gospel music has influenced several musical genres and popular music performances. This clinic will explore strategies for teaching and engaging in gospel music and repertoire. We will explore the principles of rote learning and ear training as well as the nuances and characteristics of gospel choir music. This clinic is suitable for music teachers, community choir directors, and choristers interested in learning more about this genre! Come prepared to sing and to move! 

Sunday, March 25 | 2-4pm
I IV V...and beyond! with Carmen Spada

Calling all composers, songwriters, arrangers, improvisers, and musicians of any style! Learn some basic principles of harmony and melody that can transform your songs from simple, common chord changes into longer, richer harmonic progressions, giving you artistic control of the harmonies you want to employ in any song, in any style! Bring your knowledge of 12 keys, key signatures, diatonic triads and diatonic 7th chords, and leave the rest to us!

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Registration & inquiries may be sent to Charles Nagel at [email protected].

Location: Brampton 12 Vodden Street E    Phone: (905) 450-4334
Fee: FREE!