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Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in CALGARY was founded in 1916 to help meet the demand for skilled technicians and tradespeople in Alberta.
Ontario Music Educators' Association
Ontario Music Educators' Association (OMEA). A non-profit organization that represents music educators in Ontario. Its main objective is to "provide leadership in establishing and maintaining high standards of school music throughout Ontario and Canada.
Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR)
Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) is a francophone and comprehensive institution of higher education.
Singing schools. A New-World echo of an English movement to renovate psalm-singing. The schools appeared first in New England in the early 18th century.
Summer camps and schools
Each summer musicians of all ages and abilities meet at music camps and schools across Canada to participate in programs of specialized instruction, supervised music-making, and, often, social and recreational activities. At many of these camps, music is one facet of a larger arts program.
University Music Programs
Universities. Most of Canada's universities provide academic and extracurricular programs in music and therefore have entries in EMC. There are entries as well for subjects and subject areas related to higher education in music. See listing below.
University of Toronto Opera Division
University of Toronto, Opera Division (Royal Conservatory Opera School,1946-69; Opera Dept, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto 1969-78). The first opera classes at the TCM (RCMT) were those initiated by Ernest MacMillan in 1926 when he became principal there.
Nadia Turbide. Musicologist, teacher, translator, broadcaster, b Montreal 12 Jun 1945; BA music (Montreal) 1965, ARCT 1966, B MUS (McGill) 1969, MMA musicology (McGill) 1976, PH D musicology (Montreal) 1986.
Singing and Voice Teaching
Singing and voice teaching. An examination of the development of the art of singing in Canada from its earliest documented incidences to its flourishing state in the late 20th century.
Strathcona Scholarship. Established in Montreal in 1895 by Donald Alexander Smith, statesman, financier, and philanthropist (b Forres, Moray, Scotland, 6 Aug 1820, d London 21 or 29 Jan 1914), who became Baron of Strathcona and Mount Royal in 1897.
Philosophy: Historical Scholarship
Philosophy is distinctive among the areas of the humanities and social sciences for its interest in texts from its own distant past and for its investigation of that past.
Bibliography may be described as the listing, in descriptive detail, of items of printed literature; in a wider sense the term embraces the research and the theories employed toward this end.
University of New Brunswick
Gradually, UNB expanded its educational repertoire. In 1887, the four-year program was introduced and, in 1891, a Bachelor of Science degree was added to complement the traditional BA.
Adult Education in Canada
Adult education in Canada is both a field of practice and (since the 1960s) a field of study.
Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association
Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association (ORMTA) - Ontario Music Teachers' Association (OMTA) 1936-46. Organization formed in Toronto in 1936 to promote and maintain high musical and academic qualifications among its members. An earlier OMTA (Canadian Society of Musicians) was founded in 1885.
Universities in Canada (Canadian Universities)
Universities are post-secondary institutions invested with degree-granting power.
École des Petits Violons
School founded in Montreal in 1965 by Jean Cousineau.
The Orff method, also known as Orff-Schulwerk or Music for Children, is an approach to music education conceived by the German composer Carl Orff (1895-1982). It was developed in the 1920s and 1930s while Orff was music director of the Günther-Schule, a school of dance and music in Munich.
Newfoundland Registered Music Teachers Association
Newfoundland Registered Music Teachers Association (NRMTA). Incorporated in July 1987, the NRMTA had its beginnings in 1986 when 10 teachers from St John's joined the Nova Scotia Registered Music Teachers' Association (NSRMTA).