Google Translate           
Music Information 416
Music Information
Music Heals....Forever Young Video
 
Upcoming Arts Unionville Music Event

Showcase and information night: October 29, 2019 7:00-9:00pm
Ticket ordering for October 29, 2019 show: Showcase Tickets Ordering
Audition date: Jan 23-29, 2020

 

Winter Fantasia

Date:
Place:

Alchemy 2019
Date: Apr 2, 2019
Place: Flato Markham Theatre  

Spring Celebration 
Date: May 14, 2019
Time: 7-9pm
Place: Flato Markham Theatre

Arts Show & Music Cafe
Date: May 30 2019
Time: 6-8:30pm
Place: Unionville High School

Please Mark Your Calendar!
 
 
Information for ticketed performances will be available through any music student. Admission to most of the above festivals and competitions is free. Please come out and support our ensembles. Further information is available by contacting our ensemble conductors directly or Jeff Wrigglesworth (Head of Music) at jeff.wrigglesworth@yrdsb.ca.
 
 

The Music Program focuses on developing the skills necessary for successful musical expression. This will include: solo and small ensemble repertoire with assistance from guest artists/teachers; stage deportment, interpretation and technique. Musicianship and critical listening skills will be enhanced through study of: music history, listening, concert reviews, ear-training, sight singing and keyboard harmony. All students will participate in a large ensemble (orchestra, band, or choir). Pianists will develop accompanying skills. As students advance, there will be more opportunities for specialized study of jazz, musical theatre, teaching, arranging, composition, conducting and performance of standard symphonic and chamber repertoire. The cost of field trips and special items are the responsibility of the student.

Music Admission General Requirements:

The student will...

  1. Be required to sight-read a piece of music.
  2. Be given an ear training test.
  3. Be given a short theory test.
  4. Perform repertoire, studies and scales.
  5. Be interviewed.
    • Winds: music will be enclosed with the appointment letter.
    • Piano: perform two contrasting solo pieces at a minimum Grade VIII Conservatory level and Studies #1 and #2 from the Czerny Opus 299 Book 1.
    • Strings: perform two contrasting solo pieces at a minimum of Grade IV Conservatory level or higher.
    • Vocal: perform two contrasting solo pieces with accompaniment (an accompanist will be provided): light musical theatre (age appropriate) and folk song or a piece equivalent to a minimum Grade II Royal Conservatory level.

    Details will be included in the appointment letter.

 
​​​​

 
Share |
Connect With YRDSB!
York Region District School Board Twitter Feed
York Region District School Board YouTube Channel
York Region District School Board Linkedin
YRDSB Mobile App
Privacy Policy / Copyright / Disclaimer

© York Region District School Board. All Rights Reserved.
60 Wellington Street West, Aurora, ON. L4G 3H2