We were lucky tonight at Gleneagle to be paid a visit by Jowi Taylor and his wonderful project, the Voyageur Six String Nation Guitar. After meeting Jowi this summer at theUnplug’d conference, it was a great pleasure to have him tell this Canadian story as a fundraising event involving so many learners and parents in the Gleneagle family, […]
We’re working on a new project in guitar this spring.
Though possibly a little heavy on pictures of our Cuba Tour, we can offer the excuse that it was a highly memorable experience (and setting for many beautiful photographs). Thanks to Nolan & Jeff who supplied many of their shots to join with Mr. J’s albums.
Musical Talons students, accompanied by Mr. Jackson, recorded this Take Away Show edition of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros‘ “Home” over the May Long Weekend’s Adventure Trip. Other notable videos from the district highschool gifted program’s visit to the National Historic Site include senior Olga Belikov’s spellbinding cover of Josh Ritter’s “Girl in the […]
Playing an original song, “Ms. Medicine.”
Jeff and Kyle sing what they see in a horse-drawn carriage on the streets of Veradero, Cuba.
After eating lunch in a courtyard restaurant next door, Gleneagle’s Concert Choir put on a two song set in the cavernous Cathedral of Havana, built in 1777 and for a time home to the remains of Christopher Columbus. Passersby and locals were treated to an inspiring few minutes’ stillness on Tuesday afternoon. Despirit de le […]
Check out Gleneagle’s Cuba 2011 photoset on Flickr, and stay tuned for more recordings from this year’s inspiring tour to be shared on the Music Department’s Soundcloud account, as well as Mr. Jackson’s Youtube channel.
Inspired by the popular Blogoteque videos, Gleneagle guitar students were charged with creating their own Take Away Shows this semester. The idea was to present, and share students’ musical exploits however they could be achieved somewhere in the local community, be it the school building, or elsewhere in the Lower Mainland, and stay true to […]
Though he isn’t officially registered for the course, Francois is an exemplary student (during his off-block) in Introduction to Guitar 11. Here he shares an improvised rendition of his “Most Canadian Riff Ever.” (Click image to view video)