Spring-winter workshop and sight-reading

1. Please note following dates for the 2019 winter-spring workshop.

January  7, 14, 21, 28
February  4, 18, 25
March 18, 25
April 1, 15, 22
Tentative performance date: April 27 (most likely at the Capitol)

2.  The fee for the workshop will be $100.  12 sessions plus performance.

3.  IMPORTANT:  Please inform Beverly as soon as possible whether you
are planning to attend the workshop.  She needs to know how many copies
to make.

4.  We have two more sight-reading sessions this month: Dec 10th and
17th.  The next meeting after that will be 7 Jan 2019 with Cindy.

Gary

spring one-day Saturday workshop

David Echelard has agreed to do a one-day Saturday workshop with the
Winds in the spring of 2019.  I am thinking of Saturday, April 6.  Do
any of you who want to attend the workshop have a conflict on that date?

David’s bio:

David Lee Echelard  While living in New York City as an early music
specialist, he performed and recorded with Pomerium Musices, The
Taverner Consort, New York Schola Antiqua and the Baltimore Consort.
David has appeared at the Holland Early Music Festival, The Piccolo
Spoleto Festival, and performed in a Medieval Drama and a Gregorian
Chant ensemble at the South Bank Center in London. He also has premiered
and performed several new music operas and compositions in New York
City; Boston; Minneapolis; Austin, Texas; Hamburg, Germany; and Winona Mn.

Mr. Echelard serves as voice educator and Director of Polyphonic music
for the latin Mass at the Society of Saint Pius X, Saint Thomas Aquinas
Seminary in Winona Mn. David Lee is the artistic director of the “Blue
Heron Consort” (a community early music vocal and instrumental ensemble
in Winona, MN), “Ensemble Limousin” (a French traditional music
ensemble) and the “Hot Fish Consort (a new music ensemble). David
chooses to live in Winona, Minnesota, and is a freelance vocalist,
performer, and a professor of the Humanities at Minnesota State College
Southeast Technical.

Gary