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Hallowe’en Jam with Mr. (Howlin’) Wolfson & Mr. Piratrovato

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Gleneagle Music recognized on Baruch College Communications Institute blog

One of the listeners to Gleneagle’s Spring Concert, which aired live on #DS106Radio, was the director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute & Writing Across the Curriculum coordinator at Baruch College, City University of NY, Mikhail Gershovich (Full disclosure: Mikhail provided part of the motivation to have the packed-house shout, DS106 Radio for Life!).

In his recent post on his college’s blog, Mikhail documents the broadcast of the concert as a landmark in the school’s history:

On June 9, 2011, students in the music program at Gleneagle Secondary School, a high school in Vancouver suburb Coquitam, BC, played their spring concert to a packed house in a 450 seat auditorium. A first in Gleneagle history, the performance was broadcast live over Internet radio to listeners all over the world. And while  that might sound like a huge undertaking requiring serious AV and IT infrastructure, it was not. Not at all. In a brilliant feat of do-it-yourself EdTech (or what some folks might have once called edupunk), the concert was streamed live by Bryan Jackson, a Music and English teacher in the school’s TALONS program, and graduating senior Olga Belikov, with a Macbook, some free software and a USB microphone. That’s it. That’s all it took to broadcast the spring concert to anyone anywhere who wanted to hear it. And it sounded great.

TED Talk: Charles Hazlewood and “Trusting the Ensemble”

Sight-Singing with Fine Arts Highschool students in Matanzas, Cuba

“I Can See Clearly Now” Vocal Jazz @ Commencement 2011

Vote for Your Favourite Gleneagle Anthem

Watch the video above to hear the songs & match them with their composers below:

You can listen, and download each of the songs on Gleneagle Music’s SoundCloud page:

The Spring Concert, live on Twitter