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Over the last few years, Gleneagle Music has made a habit of sharing live performances with the Ontario-based K12 web radio station, 105 the Hive. Our Introduction to Guitar class has presented recitals on the air, we stream almost all of our concerts each year, and our ensembles and choirs shared tour stops in California live to listeners in Canada, Europe, New Zealand, and South America. By special request from a Gleneagle parent on vacation in Ireland last spring, we shared the entirety of the Voices Benefit Concert so he could hear his son play drums on a cover of Elvis Presley’s “Hound Dog.”
This Fall, a group of graduating seniors have been plotting a return of one of the early traditions of web radio in the choir and band rooms: the Lunchtime Jam.
Beginning this Thursday (October 3rd) on lunch hour, you’ll be able to stream live music directly from Gleneagle Music on 105 the Hive. Stay tuned, or say Hi! to our @GleneagleMusic Twitter feed, and join us via any of the means listed here to enjoy:
Kicking things off on Thursday are members of Gleneagle’s Alluvium, who may be joined by the guys from Knit Me a House.
Here’s Alluvium at last year’s Voices concert:
International Space Station Commander Chris Hadfield led a high-tech concert Monday, joining thousands of young voices from around the world — with his own voice from space.
Students, musicians and other participants across Canada and as far away as Singapore and Australia sang along with Hadfield, belting outISS — Is Somebody Singing?, the song Hadfield co-wrote with Ed Robertson of the Barenaked Ladies, to celebrate the ninth edition Music Monday, an annual celebration put on by the Coalition for Music Education.
This year, the event was a partnership with CBC Music and the Canadian Space Agency.
While the shape of Monday didn’t allow us to join into the live singalong synced up with Commander Hadfield and the International Space Station, Gleneagle’s Concert Choir was able to offer our voices to “Is Somebody Singing,” one of the first “space-faring songs.”
Enjoy these archived recordings from a great night at Gleneagle Music benefiting Doctors without Borders.
The acoustics in the rehearsal space were too good not to share.
A few conversations with Gleneagle Music students today between performances at the Heritage Music Festival in Anaheim, California.
See how the rest of the trip has been unfolding here.