What's Your Forte? presented by Bandology

What's Your Forte? presented by Bandology

By Bandology
What’s Your Forte? presented by Bandology, is an interview series where we will be interviewing professional musicians, conductors, composers and music educators about their musical lives. The interviews will be available in many formats including audio, video and text. The resulting output will be posted on podcasting and video platforms as well as a written transcript of the interviews on our website bandology.ca
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Episode #10 - Guy Few
Join us for the tenth episode of What’s Your Forte? presented by Bandology.   Hosted by Megan Harton.   On this episode we interviewed Guy Few, a Canadian multi-instrumentist who has performed with many Canadian and United States symphonies as a trumpet, piano, corno and vocal soloist.  Watch to this episode to learn more about Guy Few's music journey and experiences that brought him to where he is today. Subscribe and follow to stay up to date on all What's Your Forte? episodes!   Bandology is a Canadian non-profit dedicated to more music for more kids via education, collaboration and community. You can find out more about this series and our organization at bandology.ca which features info about research, advocacy and music education, and our Band Camp and Play A Gig programs.   Bandology - bandology.ca  Instagram: @bandology_music  Facebook: Facebook.com/bandology.ca   Guy Few - guyfew.com  Instagram: @guy.few  Twitter: twitter.com/guyfew  Guy Few, Arnaud Schotte & Stephanie Mara Recital: https://youtu.be/xloAOV3qOhE  Guy Few, Rachel Thomas & Stephanie Mara Recital: https://youtu.be/D00KUA1N8fU
21:51
August 14, 2020
Episode #9 - Dr. Jessica Kun
Join us for the ninth episode of What’s Your Forte? presented by Bandology.   Hosted by Megan Harton.   On this episode we interviewed Dr. Jessica Kun, the conductor and artistic director of the Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra and an associate professor of music at Wilfrid Laurier University, where she teaches courses in conducting, orchestration and conducts the Wilfrid Laurier University Wind Orchestra. Listen to this episode to learn more about Dr. Kun's music journey and experiences that brought her to where she is today. Subscribe and follow to stay up to date on all What's Your Forte? episodes!    Bandology is a Canadian non-profit dedicated to more music for more kids via education, collaboration and community. You can find out more about this series and our organization at bandology.ca which features info about research, advocacy and music education, and our Band Camp and Play A Gig programs.   Bandology - bandology.ca    Instagram: @bandology_music   Facebook: facebook.com/bandology.ca   Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra - rhpo.ca
22:32
August 7, 2020
Episode #8 - Francis Smith
Join us for the eighth episode of What’s Your Forte? presented by Bandology.   Hosted by Megan Harton.   On this episode we interviewed Francis Smith, the newly appointed Musical Director of the Burlington Teen Tour Band, Canada's oldest and largest youth marching band. Listen to this episode to learn more about Francis' music journey and experiences that brought him to where he is today, including the Stevie Wonder concert that led him to his first teaching position! Subscribe and follow to stay up to date on all What's Your Forte? episodes.    Bandology is a Canadian non-profit dedicated to more music for more kids via education, collaboration and community. You can find out more about this series and our organization at bandology.ca which features info about research, advocacy and music education, and our Band Camp and Play A Gig programs.   Bandology - bandology.ca    Instagram: @bandology_music   Facebook: facebook.com/bandology.ca   Burlington Teen Tour Band - teentourband.org
24:51
July 31, 2020
Episode #7 - Cait Nishimura
Join us for the seventh episode of What’s Your Forte? presented by Bandology.   Hosted by Megan Harton.   On this episode we interviewed Cait Nishimura, a Canadian composer, songwriter, and music educator based in Toronto. She has quickly established herself as a prominent voice in the concert band community. Listen to this interview to learn more about Cait's musical journey and experiences within the Canadian music education and composing world.    Bandology is a Canadian non-profit dedicated to more music for more kids via education, collaboration and community. You can find out more about this series and our organization at bandology.ca which features info about research, advocacy and music education, and our Band Camp and Play A Gig programs. More on Bandology  https://bandology.ca   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bandology_music/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bandology.ca/      More on Cait Nishimura https://caitnishimura.com  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/composer_cait/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/caitnishimuramusic 
31:36
July 24, 2020
Episode #6 - David Lum
Join us on the sixth episode of What’s Your Forte? presented by Bandology. Hosted by Megan Harton. On this episode we interviewed David Lum, a Canadian music educator and conductor.  Listen to this episode to learn more about the ins and outs of a music teachers career and David's own experiences with Agincourt Collegiate, Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra, the Ontario Band Association Awards and Scholarships Committee and more! Subscribe and follow to stay up to date on all What's Your Forte? episodes. Bandology is a Canadian non-profit dedicated to more music for more kids via education, collaboration and community. You can find out more about this series and our organization at bandology.ca which features info about research, advocacy and music education, and our Band Camp and Play A Gig programs. More on Bandology  https://bandology.ca Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bandology_music   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bandology.ca
24:42
July 10, 2020
Episode #5 - Ryan Meeboer
Join us on the fifth episode of What’s Your Forte? presented by Bandology.    Hosted by Megan Harton.   On this episode we interviewed music educator and composer, Ryan Meeboer. He has written and arranged many pieces for concert band, jazz band, and small ensembles. His young band pieces, including 'Last Voyage of the Queen Anne's Revenge' and 'Through the Eye of the Storm', have been well received by performers, educators, and audiences. Some of his pieces have been found on festival syllabuses. Listen to this interview to learn more about Ryan's experiences that brought him to where he is today!   Bandology is a Canadian non-profit dedicated to more music for more kids via education, collaboration and community. You can find out more about this series and our organization at bandology.ca which features info about research, advocacy and music education, and our Band Camp and Play A Gig programs.
28:54
July 3, 2020
Episode #4 - Leslie Ashworth
Join us on the fourth episode of What’s Your Forte? presented by Bandology.    Hosted by Megan Harton.   On this episode we interviewed Leslie Ashworth, a Canadian violinist, violist, pianist, and composer.  She has performed for audiences in Canada, the United States, France, and Italy. Leslie is also the Founder and Director of the Suite Melody Care program, which involves talented, young musicians giving back to their community by sharing themed, interactive performances in local hospitals, long-term care, and retirement homes in Ontario, Canada as well as Iowa, U.S. Watch this interview to hear about Leslie's experiences, education and even her original composition My Forever Friend.   Bandology is a Canadian non-profit dedicated to more music for more kids via education, collaboration and community. You can find out more about this series and our organization at bandology.ca which features info about research, advocacy and music education, and our Band Camp and Play A Gig programs.      More on Bandology  https://bandology.ca  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bandology_music   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bandology.ca    More on Leslie Ashworth  Website: https://www.leslieashworth.ca  Suite Melody Care: https://www.suitemelodycare.com  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/violinistleslieashworth/   YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ashworthproductions/
25:43
June 26, 2020
Episode #3 - Ramera Abraham
Join us on the third episode of What’s Your Forte? presented by Bandology.    Hosted by Megan Harton.   On this episode Megan interviewed Ramera Abraham, a London-based vocal producer, sound engineer, songwriter, drummer, and vocalist. Listen to this episode to learn more about the world of music production and sound engineering!   Bandology is a Canadian non-profit dedicated to more music for more kids via education, collaboration and community. You can find out more about this series and our organization at bandology.ca which features info about research, advocacy and music education, and our Band Camp and Play A Gig programs.      More on Bandology  https://bandology.ca   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bandology_music/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bandology.ca/    More on Ramera Abraham:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rameraaa/
23:53
June 19, 2020
Episode #2 - Dr. Kathryn Ladano
Join us on the second episode of What’s Your Forte? presented by Bandology.    Hosted by Megan Harton.   On this episode Megan interviewed Dr. Kathryn Ladano, an award-winning Canadian bass clarinet player from Kitchener-Waterloo, ON. She has recorded three albums and has performed across Canada and internationally. She teaches improvisation at Wilfrid Laurier University and is the Artistic Director of NUMUS which is one of Canada’s foremost new music organizations based out of Kitchener-Waterloo, ON. Listen to this episode to hear more about her creative and educational work!   Bandology is a Canadian non-profit dedicated to more music for more kids via education, collaboration and community. You can find out more about this series and our organization at bandology.ca which features info about research, advocacy and music education, and our Band Camp and Play A Gig programs.      More on Bandology  https://bandology.ca   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bandology_m...    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bandology.ca/      More on Kathryn Ladano:  Website: http://kathrynladano.com   NUMUS: https://numus.on.ca
31:09
June 12, 2020
Episode #1 - Dylan Rook Maddix
Join us on the first episode of What’s Your Forte? presented by Bandology.  Hosted by Megan Harton.  On this episode we interviewed Dylan Rook Maddix, host of The Band Room Podcast and a professor of music at Cambrian College in Sudbury, Ontario. Where he conducts the wind ensemble, teaches music theory and serves as the Head of Winds & Brass. He also teaches conducting at Laurentian University. On top of all that he maintains an active career as a sought-after adjudicator, clinician, conductor and performer across Canada.    Bandology is a Canadian non-profit dedicated to more music for more kids via education, collaboration and community. You can find out more about this series and our organization at bandology.ca which features info about research, advocacy and music education, and our Band Camp and Play A Gig programs.    More on Bandology  https://bandology.ca  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bandology_music/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bandology.ca/    More on Dylan Rook Maddix  The Band Room Podcast: https://www.bandroompod.com   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drmaddixmusic/
25:52
June 5, 2020