Music Around Us - May 2009, May 2010The Canadian Band Association, Ontario celebrating more than 75 years of service. Symposium on the Community band: Professor Michael Purves Smith, Coordinator. Held at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario
Music is for Life Symposium - May 8-11 2009Featuring intergenerational music making with New Horizons Project Symposium on the Community band: Professor Michael Purves Smith, Coordinator
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario
Waterloo Regional High School Choral Festival - April 14, 2008Conductor, Lee Willingham
Honour Chamber Choirs
Held at the Centre in the Square
Wind Band Symposium - 2007-2011
Wind Band Symposium for Waterloo Region High School Students. Ensemble rehearsals led by various guest conductors, and masterclasses for high school students are led by Laurier Faculty of Music senior students. A public performance concludes the two-day symposium.
Specialist High Skills Major: Art & Culture - 2007-2009
High Skills in Arts Initiative, Eastwood C.I., Kitchener.
Eastwood Collegiate, through the Integrated Arts Program, is a pilot site for the SHSM Arts & Culture and is expanding the program offerings into the areas of technical theatre, arts and culture management, journalism, filmmaking and broadcasting. LcMc partners with the Eastwood Collegiate initiative in providing opportunities for Eastwood students to participate in ensembles and education related courses.
Sing Fires of Justice - Peace - October 19-20, 2008Sing Fires of Justice-Peace in partnership with WLU Seminary
St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church (Kitchener ON) Ecumenical Choral workshop/rehearsal, Saturday, 9:30-12:30 with Dr. Lee Willingham
Public Service, 8pm, Sunday, featuring K-W Symphony Orchestra, Laurier Singers, Laurier Chapel Choir, Conrad Grebel Chapel Choir. Dr. David Pfrimmer, Dean, WLU Seminary, Speaker.
National Kodaly Society - January 25-26, 2008
String Symposium for Waterloo Region High School Students, February 2007-present Ensemble rehearsals are led by guest conductors, including, Maestro Edwin Outwater of the KW Symphony Orchestra, and Gilles Apap, master violinist and improviser with a special performance by Penderecki String Quartet. Master classes and sectional rehearsals for high school students are led by Laurier Faculty of Music senior students.
South Simcoe Arts Council, ChoralFest - May 10, 2008
115 singers from community choirs meet for a full day workshop and performance with Dr. Lee Willingham and accompanist, Darryl Cremasco.