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MUSICIANS WANTED FOR
CAMMAC-Montreal Symphony Orchestra
CAMMAC - Montreal offers many activities for amateur musicians,
within a radius of 100km around Montreal.
We ended a great season with a sight reading (always popular) and a performance of the Symphony Orchestra. The committee has prepared a varied program for next season which begins in September with the first reading for the season. Waiting to see our regulars and welcome newcomers, we wish everyone a great summer full of music - perhaps CAMMAC Music Centre?
To make our region more active, we welcome your ideas and suggestions. We need contact information to organize one-day workshops such as: folk, jazz, strings, winds, orchestra etc ... You can communicate at any time with one of the members of the committee.
Location: Vanier College Campus, Main Entrance 821 Ste. Croix Ave., Room: A-250 St-Laurent, (Metro du Collège)
Meter parking: CAMMAC members may obtain a free parking pass from the office at the Main Entrance, however permits must be returned to the office after the reading.
Day: Sunday afternoons, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 for CAMMAC members, $10.00 for others.
For information/reservation: Carolyn Adams: 514-695-8610 or
23 November 2014
Bach: Christmas Oratorio in German for choir and instruments.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, 3 trumpets in D, timpani, strings, organ.
Christopher Jackson has been conducting the CAMMAC Christmas Reading for several years. Christopher is an organist and harpsichordist, is the musical director of the Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montréal, a professor at Concordia University and is internationally recognized as a conductor.
He was a pioneer in the development of early music in Canada. Every summer he conducts the choir at CAMMAC’s Lake MacDonald Music Centre during Early Music Week.
Scores for Reading on November 23rd 2014: improvement ! You will be happy to know that for this year's reading of the Weihnachts Oratorio by J.S.Bach, under the direction of Christopher Jackson, we will be using the Peters Edition, with German text.
Thank you. Looking forward to seeing you at this traditionnal musical activity organized by CAMMAC-Montréal.