In continuing to break out of the box of physical limitations around the performing arts (many of them only happen once: if you miss it, you miss it), and find new ways to preserve and otherwise share our department’s myriad wonderful concerts, improvisations, and tour stops, Gleneagle Music’s Spring Concert (June 9th – 7pm PST) […]
Excellent revision of an acoustic classic by Olga Belikov, recorded on a spring day in grade twelve. It literally doesn’t get better.
Vanessa and Nina recorded this intimate cover of Kate Nash’s “I hate Seagulls” during guitar class in the last week of May, 2011.
Inspired by a recent matinee visitors and Jazz Dinner Dance headliners Rumba Calzada, a group of Gleneagle jazz students tested out some latin rhythms over lunch this week.
Throughout each term, guitar students are required to demonstrate their skill development in the course of several (individual or group) presentations. In committing to this emphasis on collaboration, there is an incentive for those with existing musical talents in singing or percussion lending their abilities to the daily practice and performances of others. On one […]
Our school’s award-winning vocal jazz ensemble at the sold-out spring concert, joined by Anton, Kyle and Sam on guitar, drums and bass respectively, take on a Beatles classic: “Here comes the sun.”
An early rehearsal (sans Kyle’s drums) of Arcade Fire’s “Wake Up.” Mr. Poka dropped by one day to help film this burgeoning version of Broken Social Scene’s “7/4 Shoreline.” A student-group which was convened to play at Gleneagle’s Voices 2010 Benefit Concert, Mr. J & The Late Slips enjoyed a run of rehearsals covering Canadian […]
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 […]