2017-2018 UPCOMING SESSIONS: Register Below


3) Dr. Bianca Baciu – Monday, March 5, 2018, 9:15-11:45am

Mindfulness at the Instrument: the Andover Approach
Location: Bianca’s Studio, 7243 May Road NW, Edmonton, T6R 0V8 (In McGrath)

The workshop will explore mind and body awareness at the instrument and will be based on Andover and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction principles. It will address the struggles, both mental and physical, that we face at the instrument and will offer strategies for increased wellness and ease. This is an experiential workshop in which precise and practical suggestions will be provided. Participants are encouraged to experiment at the instrument, and a mini masterclass will also be offered.

4) Tova Olson – Monday, May 7, 2018, 9:15-11:45am

Hand Drumming and Teaching Rhythm
Location: Rosemarie Horne’s studio: 7809-102 Ave, Edmonton

Workshop Fees:

Members: $75 for 4 workshops / $25 individual workshop
Sign up for all four and receive one workshop free!

Non-members: $100 for 4 Workshops / $30 individual workshop

Edmonton Branch Pedagogy Group – members free

Full time students free – with valid student ID

For more information about the workshops feel free to contact Annette George at annettegeorge@shaw.ca or Leslie Bai at david.bai@shaw.ca


Past Sessions:

1) Alexandra Munn – Friday, Oct. 6, 9:15-11:45am – Classical Style – Teaching Sonatinas

Location: All Saint’s Anglican Cathedral 10035-103 Street (paid parking directly South, beside the cathedral) Repertoire list for registrants to follow soon.

2) Jan Janovsky – Monday, January 29, 2018, 9:15-11:45am

Beginner Jazz and Composition
Location: Studio of Leslie Bar, 7811-158 street, Edmonton AB T5R 2B7

How to teach jazz and composition to any beginner in only 5 minutes. Practical exercises for teaching jazz rhythms to students and more!