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What’s On Calendar
July 26–28, 2013

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LIVE / Gareth Long and Derek Sullivan: The Illustrated Dictionary of Received Ideas

Friday, July 26, 2013
1:00pm – 4:00pm

This live drawing session is an on-going project by artists Gareth Long and Derek Sullivan to illustrate and 'copy' Gustave Flaubert's Dictionary of Received Ideas (1911-13), contributing to the seemingly endless cycle of mimicry and citation taking place in the book.

Fanfares

Friday, July 26, 2013
7:00pm –10:00pm

Watch out! There's a fanfare about. A traditional and classic way of celebrating an event, from regal to rudimentary. Watch (and listen) out for the fanfare groups (Hannaford Youth Band and AIM Toronto Brass Ensemble) wandering the site.

Listening Trees

Saturday, July 27, 2013
12:00am

An opportunity to listen to recordings of famous brass symphonies, new recordings or charming brass music-based stories such as Tubby the Tuba.

Sounds Crazy: The Science of Music with Al Simmons

Saturday, July 27, 2013
12:30pm – 1:30pm

A hilarious musical exploration of… junk!

LIVE / Gareth Long and Derek Sullivan: The Illustrated Dictionary of Received Ideas

Saturday, July 27, 2013
1:00pm – 4:00pm

This live drawing session is an on-going project by artists Gareth Long and Derek Sullivan to illustrate and 'copy' Gustave Flaubert's Dictionary of Received Ideas (1911-13), contributing to the seemingly endless cycle of mimicry and citation taking place in the book.

Horn Making: To Play or Wear!

Saturday, July 27, 2013
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Make your own trumpet or horn which makes a real sound, decorate it or wear as a hat!

Fanfares

Saturday, July 27, 2013
1:30pm – 8:00pm

Watch out! There's a fanfare about. A traditional and classic way of celebrating an event, from regal to rudimentary. Watch (and listen) out for the fanfare groups (Hannaford Youth Band and AIM Toronto Brass Ensemble) wandering the site.

Hannaford Youth Band

Saturday, July 27, 2013
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Members of the Hannaford Youth Band perform a short program of classic brass band music with brio and brilliance.

Toot Your Horn

Saturday, July 27, 2013
4:30pm – 5:00pm

All the young people who have made trumpets and horns on-site are invited to toot their own horns along to “The Imperial March” theme from Star Wars… with a very special guest conductor.

Sounds Crazy: The Science of Music with Al Simmons

Saturday, July 27, 2013
5:00pm – 6:00pm

A hilarious musical exploration of… junk!

Short Film Screening: Tubby the Tuba

Saturday, July 27, 2013
6:30pm

Tubby the Tuba, an American animated short film, directed by George Pal as part of his Puppetoon series, is based on the original song by Paul Tripp and George Kleinsinger.

Listening Trees

Sunday, July 28, 2013
12:00am

An opportunity to listen to recordings of famous brass symphonies, new recordings or charming brass music-based stories such as Tubby the Tuba.

Hannaford Youth Band

Sunday, July 28, 2013
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Members of the Hannaford Youth Band perform a short program of classic brass band music with brio and brilliance.

Horn Making: To Play or Wear!

Sunday, July 28, 2013
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Make your own trumpet or horn which makes a real sound, decorate it or wear as a hat!

Flute Moods of India

Sunday, July 28, 2013
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Counter-pointing the differences and similarities between classical South Indian Carnatic and North Indian Hindusthani music by way of the flute!

Hannaford Youth Band

Sunday, July 28, 2013
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Members of the Hannaford Youth Band perform a short program of classic brass band music with brio and brilliance.

Fanfares

Sunday, July 28, 2013
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Watch out! There's a fanfare about. A traditional and classic way of celebrating an event, from regal to rudimentary. Watch (and listen) out for the fanfare groups (Hannaford Youth Band and AIM Toronto Brass Ensemble) wandering the site.

Meet Herb Poole!

Sunday, July 28, 2013
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Come and meet Herb Poole – the man who built the wooden trumpet for the Canadian Opera Company's production of Tristan und Isolde!

Naadhashram Academy for Musical Excellence

Sunday, July 28, 2013
3:30pm

Performances by students from the Naadhashram Academy for Musical Excellence.

Fanfare Workshop

Sunday, July 28, 2013
3:30pm – 4:30pm

An opportunity to learn the finale fanfare – BIG BOAT BLAST – and play along with the Hannaford Street Silver band as the rousing end note to Classical V: Brass!

Naadhashram Academy for Musical Excellence

Sunday, July 28, 2013
4:00pm

Performances by students from the Naadhashram Academy for Musical Excellence.

Naadhashram Academy for Musical Excellence

Sunday, July 28, 2013
4:30pm

Performances by students from the Naadhashram Academy for Musical Excellence.

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