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34 THE LEADER-POST, REGINA, SASK. AUGUST 2, 1971 Film festival The Yorkton International Biennial Documentary Y i I m Festival which will be held Oct. 18 to 23, is North America's oldest continuing international film festival and one of the three major festivals of its type still existing in the world, being ranked by film makers along with the festivals in Cannes and Edinburgh. The first Yorkton Festival was held in October, 1950, as a project of the five-year old Yorkton Film Council. This was the first festival of its kind to be held in North America and received 60 documentary entries from embassies and film makers around the world. Since that time 10 biennial film festivals have been held the most recent being in 1909. The fact that the Yorkton MRS. SONJA WEIR Piano Teacher 108 Birchwood Crescent 584-3725 festival is considered one of the leading international festivals in the documentary film world is indicated by the number of entries received, by the number of embassies that have sent representatives, and by the awards which the Festival has received. Interest, nationally and internationally, has continued at a high level through the years with entries averaging around 100 films at each festival. Entries have been received from Japan, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Czechoslovakia, France South Africa, Norway, Denmark, Russia, Poland, Great Britian, United States and Canada. Embassy representatives have included those from the German Republic, Russia, France. Japan, and Britain. In 1957, the Yorkton Film Council, which originated and has continued to sponsor the event, received a special award from the Association of Motion Picture Producers and Laboratories of Canada "in recognition of this outstanding International Film Festival." The Yorkton Film Council is the organization which, over the years, has been responsible for planning and operating the Festival. SCHOOL OF UKRAINIAN LANGUAGE, FOLK DANCE AND MANDOLIN Registration as of Monday, August 30 Classes begin Saturday, September II Ukrainian Cultural Centre 1809 Toronto Street Phone 522-1188 or 543-4933 iOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOl o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o 0CIE STOP OBGfitJ SHOP THOMAS EMINENT SOLINA ORGAN PIANOS SPEAKER CABINETS Lessons for All Ages on Piano and Organ No Enrollment Fees No Gimmicks "We Service What We Sell" 2330 11th AVE. PHONE 522-1474 o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o ooooooooooooooooooooooc ACCORDION INSTRUCTION CALL NOW 525-2270 w,f i$ mm U mMit Specialists in . . . Accordion Guitar Drums Organ and Piano Does your youngster deserve the opportunity? Why not find out by taking advantage of our free aptitude test. This is not a test ol musical knowledge Test is given in the privacy of your home Music is fun, interesting and educational For those who wish to begin lessons we supply a beginner's instrument and necessary music for hours ol practice during the trial period. Academy of Musical Education 1762 Scarth 1767 Scarth Regina 107 Main North, Moose Jaw 693-1400 fa j Kxi ciTHy The Jeunesses Musicales MUSICIANS AT WORK: This group at the Morley College in south, east London represent a small section of the 4,500 students who attend classes in many branches of music. The main function of the college, which became famous at the turn of the century for its musical tuition, is to encourage the amateur, although it has an impressive record for its value to the professional. A powerhouse of music By MICHAEL GRAUBART Director of Music at Morley College At Morley College in south cast London, there are more than 4,500 students most of them amateurs who get special enjoyment In learning all about music. Morley is open to almost anyone and its aim is to give the student an unrivalled variety and freedom. This article looks at the origins of an unusual college in which the professional musician of tomorrow rubs shoulders with the enthusiastic amateur and both benefit equally from Britain's most unusual powerhouse of musical learning Adult education in Britain began in the 19th century as a means of social reform. Today, in the many adult education institutes run by the education authorities and at those historic colleges that remain independent in spite of being financed, as far as their running costs are concerned, by the authorities, the emphasis is on the enrichment of leisure. . Morley College in south-cast London, perhaps the best-known of the independent colleges, began as an attempt to clean up the entertainment offered at the Victoria Theatre (which became the famous Old Vic. and is now the home of the National Theatre Company). Thus a connection with theatre and music was there from the beginnings in the 1880s. But its real musical fame dates from Gustav Hoist's appoinlment as Director of Music in 1907. The cumulative effect in attracting talented students and, in-turn, in attracting more outstanding tutors many of whom have preferred Morley to the academic orthodoxy of the "professional" music colleges has continued to this day. Hoist's successors have included Sir Michael Tippett, Peter Racine Fricker and John Gardner while, to choose among many, Walter Goehr, Matyas Seiber, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Peter Pears, Joan Cross, Norbert Brainin, Lawrence Leonard, Use Wolf and Katharina Wol-pe have taught here. Many famous musicians such as Janet Baker, began their careers by working at Morley, and these included refugees during the last war. More recently, Czech refugees have played in our orchestras while waiting for the chance of professional employment. Morley now has more than 4,500 students, many attending more than one class, and will expand further as soon as the money for our planned extension building has been raised. We are able, in general, to provide both an advanced and an elementary class in each subject. In this way no potential student need feel discouraged and a student can advance from being a complete beginner to achieving a very high standard some of our students have started as Morley beginners and ended as professional soloists. Subjects taught include music appreciation but also theory, ranging from fundamentals, through three stages of harmony (run, like our history of music classes, in conjunction with the extra-mural department of the University of London) to an advanced composition course whose tutor is Harrison Birtwistle, perhaps t h e outstanding younger composer in Britain; rudiments and reading but also general musicianship, including analysis and ear training; individual tuition, instrumental and vocal: and classes elementary and avanced in piano, singing, recorder playing. In the classes for voice or solo instrument students benefit from each other's problems as well as from the tutor. An amateur member of the advanced piano class recently played Liszt's "Toten-tanz" with one of the college's orchestras at a concert. This gives some idea of the standard, which (though the classes are designed for the amateur) is sufficient to attract students from the full-time music colleges and even some professionals. To attract the majority of amateurs into the performing groups, it is necessary and good to rehearse some of the established masterpieces, but we consider that part of the puroose of these groups is to widen the tastes and experience of their members, and so particularly for public concerts we include much unfamiliar music, old and new. Morley was responsible, not only for the revival of interest in Purcell. but for that in Monteverdi (with performances of "Orfeo", "Pop-pea',' and the Vespers); and gave the premieres of Seiner's "Ulysses" and Tippett's first symphony. In general we have theory and history classes that eschew formal lectures in favour of discussions and seminar work and practical ones which, as well as giving their members pleasure, improve their standards and broaden their tastes. The . demand for such classes is growing all the time. Students like the serious approach of working with well-known professional musicians. Their leisure is enriched and their education deepened in the best meaning of those words. British Information Service MRS. CHARLOTTE YETZAL Experienced MUSIC TEACHER Piano and Theory at Home 3219 Athol St. Evenings 586-9234 illiam Riddlespurger Advanced Students in Piano 584-4530 586-4853 (Sept. 1) music A Complete Service Covering All Your Musical Requirements Piano Vocal Choral Strings Festival Music School Music Woodwind and Brass Organ Teachers' Supplies, etc. Records Musical Instruments No matter what your teaching questions are, the answers can be found in Hatton's almost endless variety of educational music. We now carry one of the most complete music stocks in Western Canada. HATTON'S MUSIC STORE Serving Western Canada Willi Every Music Publication 1862 Hamilton St. 522-6311 MUSIC LESSONS Hillsdale-University Area Recorder all sizes. Individual lessons or small groups. Piano at your home Beginners Theory MDC U MA A If State Diploma, The Netherlands IflnOi fli MUUIV Bachelor of Music 586-5837 BALLET AND JAZZ DANCING CLASSES Commencing Tuesday, September 7, 1971 Centrally located at ST. CHAD'S CENTRE COLLEGE and HALIFAX Under the Direction of MRS. DONNA WATSON Studied end received teacher training from Ruth Carse, Canadian examiner for Royal Academy of Dancing of London, England. Holds advanced degree from Royal Academy of Dance. Danced professionally with the Alberta Ballet and Banff School of Fine Arts touring companies. Studied with such famous teachers as Arnold Spohr, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Brian McDonald, Royal Danish Ballet, Eva Von Goncsy of Toronto CBC-TV. Mrs. Watson developod a dance movement program for children at the Citadel Theatre of Arts in Edmonton, a workshop for primary school teachers in music and movement, and taught a workshop for dance teachers in Moose Jaw, For Information Call 522-6323 "Jeunesses Musicales, with ' more than 1,500,000 members and 29 nations participating, is the world's largest music association," Gilles Lefebvre of Montreal, head of the association, who was in Regina recently, said in an interview. Mr. Lefebvre, general director of Jeunesses Musicales of Canada and president 'of the International Federation of Jeunesses Musicales, and Gilles Bergeron, managing director of JMC were here to work out the forthcoming opening of the JMC Centre in Regina, the first in Saskatchewan. Mr. Lefebvre said the objectives of Jeunesses Musicales in every country participating, are basically the same: to foster love of music in young people and to give opportunities for young musicians. . Each national branch of JM has jts own program. A great deal of the activities of the Canadian JM is in organizing youth concerts across the country in big cities as .well as in small communities. In this country with its huge distances it is easier and cheaper to take an artist to a thousand youths than to bring them to the artist, he said. A great part of JMC activities, however, are running on an international level, thus fostering a unique brotherhood of young musicians and music enthusiasts, Mr.. Lefebvre said. This year the 25th International Festival of Jeunesses Musicales was held in Florence. Italy, from July 20 to 30. The gothic and renaissance palaces of Florence for 10 days resounded to music performed by young artists from 20 countries. The festival's colorful list of performers included a Central African ritual dance and music group, the Children of Prague Choir, the Korean Imperial Court Dancers and orchestra,' the Creole Mass Group of Argentine, the Ka-lakshestra Ballet of India, a number of outstanding Italian soloists a Flamenco guitar group of Spain, the Austrian Juenesses Musicales Choir and Soloists, the Choir of the University of Uppsala, performing ancient Swedish music, and a group of Poland performing medieval music on ancient instruments. Beside of soloists and groups, of the United States, Israel," Belgium, Bulgaria, Tunisia and Italy, France was represented among others by PRIVATE LESSONS on GUITAR, BASS AND STEEL Days and evenings. tally experienced teacher. SIG'S Guitar Studio and Repair 302S 13th Ave. Ph. 525-9900 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS' (New and Used) Finest and Largest Stock in Canada Serving Musicians For Over 50 Years- NATIONAL MUSICAL SUPPLY CO. LTD. 1780 Hamiltort St. (Across from Midtown Centre) We Service Everything We Sell organist Jean Guillou and Italy by the famed Quintetto Po-lifonico Italiano. This year's feature , was a concert by the Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra, conducted by Karel Ancerl, musical director and conductor of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Mr. Lefebvre said. The orchestra of 112 musicians, 16 to 23 years of age, were selected in member countries of the federation, with a maximum of five musicians from each country, after a session and concerts in Bel; gium, then performed in the court of the Palazzo Pitti in Florence. Mr. Ancerl choose the following program: A Rossini Overture, Dvorak's 9th Symphony in G Maj. Op. 88 and The Rite of Spring by Stravinsky. , The first Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra made its debut in 1970 in Denmark and in Canada. The young musicians met at the Orford By ANDREW KOZMA Que. Art Centre under the direction of Erich Leinsdorf. During the session of the world orchestra a CBC TV documentary film on their work was produced. ' The Ortord Art Centre op-crated by Jeunesses Musi-tales of Canada at Mount Orford is a more than 200 acre music camp, where courses and seminars for young musicians are held each year. . This year a 15 day cultural holiday is being held there from Aug. 22 to Sept. 5, with courses in art and music history. Compositions and performances of JM artists will be analyzed and a course for young music educators will be given. Today, with 30 countries participating, the International Federation's international exchange program sponsors more than 1,500 concert yearly around the world and in addition each country organizes its own concerts. ABC MUSIC SCHOOL 1748 Hamilton Street Professional Instruction Accordion, Guitar and Piano Enrol Now For Fall Lessons 8 Week Trial Course 18.50 Complete 525-0400-584-0948 J SHARON JENSEN . I am pleased to announce my continued affiliation with the Academy of Musical Education. The Piano Division, located at 1767 Scarth St., will be augmented by Organ studies and facilities for class or private instruction in Theory. FOR ADULTS Something New! An opportunity for you to enjoy that gift you acquired as a child, but have since neglected. If you are able to read and play piano or organ a little you will be interested in our course for Chord Construction and Ear Training. In a very short time you will play for the enjoyment of others, while creating an interesting hobby for your leisure time. Visit Our Studios or Phone 527-2228 uly staff and I will answer your questions regarding the Classical or Popular musical direction most suitable for you or your child. PIANO ORGAN ir THEORY (Rudiments) . ADULT COURSES (No Previous Training necessary). Division of Academy of Musical Education. Qualified instructors of: Accordion Guitars -k Drums Piano and Organ Member of Regina Chamber of Commerce SASKATCHEWAN REGISTERED MUSIC TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION (REGINA BRANCH) President: Mrs. J. C. McDonald Member' Miss Gladys Angley Miss Dorothy Bee Miss Ailecn Carnrike Mrs. M. W. Downey Miss Frances England Mrs. .Shirley Flatcn Mrs. Theresa Fleming Mrs. C. B. Fricsen Mrs. 11. Gallagher Miss Doregn Gould Laura Crimson , Mrs. D. Hollands Miss Hullie Inglis Mrs. Joan Johnston. Mrs. It. II. Johnston Mrs. J. Kutarna Mrs. R. I,. Keesey Mrs. Brian Keple Militza Ledcbur Mrs. Norma Lewis Mrs. Nancy Maiden Miss Jean McCulloch Mrs. J. C. lcDonald Mrs. A: L. Peter Mrs. Marguret J. Reed Mrs, Patricia Robb Mrs. D. Scoble Sister Joan Miller Mrs. F. G. Stewart June Stinson 11, J. Van der Gucht Gordon C. Wallls "I v. o. C. Walsh Subject Piano Piano Mallet and Piano Piano Piano Piano Piano Piano Voice and Theory Subjects Theory Piano t Theory Piano, Rudiments Piano Singing and Elementary Piano Piano Piano Piano Piano Piano and Theory Piano, Violin and Theory Singing and Theory II Piano and Theory Piano, Rudiments Piano Piano Piano and Theory Voice Piano nnd Kelly Vir'iv Kindergarten Method Voice Pinno. Organ Theory, Pedagogy Piano, Theory Secretary: Mrs. W. M. Downey Address and Area Regina Conservatory of Music Regina Conservatory of Music Regina Conservatory of Music 900 Grey Street (Rosemont) Regina Conservatory of Music Sub. P.O. 26 (Rural) S. Regina 811 10th Ave. E. and Sacred Heart Academy, 13th and Garnet 17 Davis Place (Hillsdale) 3138 Robinson Street Suite 6, 2105 Hamilton Street 1622 MePherson Avenue 949 King Street (N.W. Kegina) Regina Conservatory of Music Box 511, Regina (4 miles W. No. 1 Hvvy.) Region Conservatory of Music 2242 Cameron Street (Cathedral Area) Regina Conservatory of Music . 2626 Regina Avenue Ilosina Conservatory of Music and 3tH8 College Avenue 2!525 Coronation Drive (River Heights) 3.100 Portnall Avenue (Lakoview) 064 Rae. Street (North Central) 2268 Montague Street (West) 2548 Rothwell (Dominion Heights) Regina Conservatory of Music and 614 Mullin Avenue East (S.E. Regina) Till Uhrlch Avenue (Hillsdale) 2K08 Paik Street (Douglas Park) 2109 Athol Street and Sacred Heart Academy. 13th and Garnet Rpulna Conservatory of Music 2812 Wuseana Street Regina Conservatory of Music Regina Conservatory' of Music 22 tf Gurnet SI reel

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