Annual music conference in Red Deer

Music educators from across the province will gather in Red Deer from Nov. 1 to 3 for the annual Music Conference Alberta.

Music educators from across the province will gather in Red Deer from Nov. 1 to 3 for the annual Music Conference Alberta.

Specific sessions are for elementary music teachers, choral and band directors, children’s choir conductors, church musicians and studio instructors.

A gala concert will feature the Alberta Youth Choir and Alberta Honour Band.

A trade fair is also planned.

Jonathan Govias, who’s guest conducted numerous prestigious North American orchestras, and Jeff Nelsen, former Canadian Brass horn player and now a music professor at Indiana University, will give keynote speeches.

The Alberta Choral Symposium, a forum for sharing academic research on choral music education, is also part of the weekend.

Music Conference Alberta has been co-produced since its 2007 inception by the Alberta Choral Federation, the Alberta Band Association and the Alberta Music Education Foundation.

More information about the event, including schedules and registration details, is available online at www.albertachoralfederatio

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