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Jamie Syer

Jamie (Keith) Syer. Pianist, harpsichordist, teacher, administrator, b Calgary 17 Jul 1954; B MUS (Calgary) 1976, M MUS (Yale) 1978, MMA (Yale) 1981, DMA (Yale) 1987. He studied piano with Ward Davenny, Claude Frank, and Linhart Walker, and harpsichord with John Searchfield.

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Gilles Tremblay

Gilles Léonce Tremblay, OC, OQ, composer, teacher, pianist, ondist (born 6 September 1932 in Arvida [Saguenay], QC; died 27 July 2017 in Montréal, QC). Premier prix piano (CMM) 1953, premier prix analysis (Paris Cons) 1957, L MUS counterpoint (École normale de musique, Paris) 1958.

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Special Education

​Special education is typically described as an approach designed to serve exceptional students who either have physical disabilities, developmental disorders, behavioral disorders or challenges with learning, or who are gifted.

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George Ziegler

George (Henry) Ziegler. Teacher, bandmaster, organist-choirmaster, b. Berlin (Kitchener), Ont, 1 Aug 1889, d. there 22 Oct 1981; LTCM piano 1909, ATCM organ 1912. He played in the Ziegler Family Orchestra and at 13 became the youngest member of the Berlin Musical Society Band.

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Barbara Shuttleworth

Barbara Shuttleworth. Soprano, b Toronto 18 Apr ca 1944; B MUS (Juilliard) 1970. She made her debut at five on the CBC radio program 'Small Types Club' and was heard regularly in that series for the next eight years.

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Meet the Navy

Meet the Navy. Royal Canadian Navy musical revue produced during World War II under the supervision of Capt Joseph P. Connolly, director of Special Services for the RCN. Rehearsals began in June 1943 at Hart House in Toronto.

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David Thomson

Thomson, David. Educator, choir conductor, b Portree, Isle of Skye, 27 Sep 1895, d Saint John, NB, 23 Feb 1979. His family settled in Saint John, NB, in 1914.

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Aria

Aria. The only French-language periodical in North America devoted to opera. It was first published in Montreal in January 1978 under the name Bulletin de l'ASLQ(Les Amis de la Scène lyrique du Québec). The title Aria was adopted with the appearance of volume 2 in December 1978.

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Starr

Starr. Name of a record company; later also of a label in the Compo line. The Starr Piano Co of Richmond, Ind, founded in 1872, began issuing vertical-cut recordings in 1915 and established studios in Richmond and in New York.

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Marie-Claire Séguin

Marie-Claire Séguin. Singer-songwriter, b Pointe-aux-Trembles (Montreal) 27 Mar 1952. She started her career with her twin brother Richard Séguin. Her first solo record, Marie-Claire Séguin (1978, CBS PFS-90452), was followed by a tour in Quebec.

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Sharon, Lois & Bram

Sharon, Lois & Bram were a trio of children's performers: the singer Sharon Hampson, singer and pianist Lois Lilienstein, and singer and guitarist Bram Morrison.

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Emerson

Emerson, Manitoba, incorporated as a town in 1879, population 671 (2011c), 689 (2006c). The Town of Emerson is Manitoba's main port of entry on the international boundary.

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Strange & Co.

Strange & Co. Established in Toronto ca 1881 as Strange & Billing, wholesale and retail dealers in cheap editions of printed music. By 1883 the partnership had dissolved, and Frederic Strange remained independent until the firm's end, ca 1900.