Masterclasses and Workshops

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The Fountain School is proud to be part of a vibrant arts community, with organizations that bring first-class artists to our region. Special thanks to Debut Atlantic, Cecilia Concerts, Neptune Theatre, Scotia Festival of Music, Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance (LAMP), the Prismatic Festival, and Symphony Nova Scotia for their ongoing partnerships.

All are Free and open to the public!  

The Fountain School of Performing Arts will require masks for all audience members attending any of our performances, masterclasses, or workshops.

We respect Dalhousie University's current Covid protocols in educational spaces intended to create a safe and welcoming environment for all students.



A VIOLIN / CELLO MASTERCLASS with Robert Uchida and Joseph Johnson
Friday, Oct. 28 | 4:30-6:30 pm Canadian violinist Robert Uchida, Concertmaster of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, enjoys a varied career as a soloist, orchestral and chamber musician, and educator. His debut recording of Andrew Violette’s Sonata for Unaccompanied Violin won international acclaim, with Strings Magazine praising his “ravishing sound, eloquence and hypnotic intensity.”
Dalhousie Arts Centre - Room 406
COMPOSITION / CINEMA / PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP with Orlando Consort
Tuesday, Nov. 15 | 1:00-2:30 pm

 

In this workshop Dalhousie University students will present miniature 'film scores' - each about two minutes long - set to clips of the 1920s silent film, The Passion of Joan of Arc. The members of Orlando Consort will discuss the students' miniatures with them, and the process of developing a score for film.

Dalhousie Arts Centre - Room 409
PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP with Orlando Consort
Tuesday, Nov. 15 | 4:30 - 6:30 pm  
Dalhousie Arts Centre - Room 121
A STRINGS MASTERCLASS with Florrie Marshall (viola) and Jennifer Jones (violin)
Friday, Nov. 18 | 4:00-6:00 pm  
Dalhousie Arts Centre - Room 406
A VOICE MASTERCLASS with Tracy.Marcel.Dakota
Thursday Feb. 16 | 11:35 - 1:25 pm  
Dalhousie Arts Centre - Room 121
A WORKSHOP with Sarah Davis Buechner
Wednesday, Mar. 1 | 4:30-6:30 pm  
Dalhousie Arts Centre - Room 121
A COMPOSITION MASTERCLASS with Alice Ho
Friday, Mar. 3 | 2:30-4:30 pm  
Dalhousie Arts Centre - Room 406
A VIOLIN MASTERCLASS with Andrew Wan
Friday, Mar. 17 | 4:30-6:30 pm  
Dalhousie Arts Centre - Room 406
A COMPOSITION MASTERCLASS with Quasar
Tuesday, Mar. 21 | 10:00-12:00 pm  
Dalhousie Arts Centre - Room 406
A VOICE MASTERCLASS with Vicki St. Pierre
Tuesday, Mar. 28 | 4:00-6:00 pm  
Dalhousie Arts Centre - Room 121
A VOICE MASTERCLASS with Isaah Bell
Thursday, Mar. 30 | 11:30-1:30 pm  
Dalhousie Arts Centre - Room 406