Academy Schedule

The Academy Schedule below is subject to frequent updates. Be sure to check back regularly for the most recent information!


Sunday, 10 July, 2016 (Pre-Festival Events)

5:00 pm
Arrival at residence and check-in
7:00 pm
Walking tour of Kingston
and/or:
8:00 pm
Silent Movie: “Safety Last”
1923 Harold Lloyd film, accompanied by entertainer Spencer Evans
Hotel, Gibraltar Room (2nd floor). Seating limited to 100 persons.
Cost: $10 for Academy registrants, $15 for the public

Monday, 11 July, 2016 (Day 1)

8:00 am
Introductory group session with Mark McDonald
Chalmers United Church
10:00 am
Individual practice times
various venues
12:00 noon
Bach’s Lunch (with main Convention)
St. George’s Cathedral
2:00 pm
Buses leave the Hotel for the Kingston Korean Church
2:30 pm
Dave Wickerham Theatre Organ Concert
Kingston Korean Church
DINNER on your own
8:00 pm
Capital Chamber Choir Concert  (see the Concert Program)
St. George’s Cathedral

Tuesday, 12 July, 2016 (Day 2)

8:00 am
Individual lessons with instructors, and practice time
various venues
10:30 am-12:00 noon
Felix Hell Workshop:
Articulation — The Great Paradox in Music

St. George’s Cathedral
12:00 noon
Lunch
2:00 pm
Buses leave the Hotel for St. Mary’s Cathedral
2:30 pm
Mark McDonald Concert  (see the Concert Program)
St. Mary’s Cathedral
4:00 pm
Buses leave St. Mary’s Cathedral for Belleville
5:00 pm
DINNER will be provided
Sans-Souci French Restaurant in Belleville
7:30 pm
Rachel Mahon Concert  (see the Concert Program)
Bridge Street United Church, Belleville

Wednesday, 13 July, 2016 (Day 3)

8:00 am
Individual lessons with instructors, and practice time
various venues
12:00 noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Concert preparation with Mark McDonald
Chalmers United Church
3:30 pm
Student Concert
Chalmers United Church
5:30 pm
Closing Academy Dinner
at the home of Fran Harkness and David Cameron
(transportation will be provided)
8:00 pm
Isabelle Demers performing the Godfrey Hewitt Memorial Concert  (see the Concert Program)
St. George’s Cathedral

Thursday, 14 July, 2016 (Day 4)

9:00 am
Isabelle Demers Workshop:
Practising Efficiently — or how to spend as little time as possible in the practice room!
St. George’s Cathedral
10:30 am
Masterclass on Contemporary Music, with Adrian Foster
(Location TBA)
12:00 noon
Departure and Check-out
2:30 pm
Patrick Wedd Concert (optional)  (see the Concert Program)
(NOTE: There is no admission charge for this concert.)
St. George’s Cathedral
5:00 pm
Visit to St. George’s Cathedral Organ (optional)
8:00 pm
Felix Hell performing the Mervin Mowry Costigan Memorial Concert (optional)  (see the Concert Program)
The Isabel Bader Centre
NOTE: Students wishing to attend the Felix Hell concert must purchase a ticket at extra cost, and may wish to book an additional night in their residence
Horse-Drawn Wagon on Brock StreetHorse-Drawn Wagon on Brock Street
Chalmers United ChurchChalmers United Church
First Baptist ChurchFirst Baptist Church
St. James’ Anglican Church St. James’ Anglican Church
St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cathedral St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cathedral

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