MUN Wind Ensemble – Winter 2014 (Rep and Schtuff)

I am really looking forward to the upcoming semester with the MUN Wind Ensemble. Not only will we have our major concert on March 15th, we will also be performing at the 11th annual Newfound Music Festival here in St. John’s and serving as the lab band for the NLTA‘s Band Conductors’ Boot Camp (featuring the always awesome Dr. Gillian MacKay from the University of Toronto). Below is a taste of what we are cookin’ up!

Solace – March 15th, 2014

Samuel HazoRide

Samantha Parent, guest conductor

Eric WhitacreOctober

Samantha Parent, guest conductor

Vincent PersichettiSymphony for Band


Luis Serrano AlarconTramonto

Dr. Nathan Cook, guest soloist – cello

Steven BryantSolace



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Giver in 2014!



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SMC 2013 – Stop, Look and Listen (Handout)

Stop, Look and Listen

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SMC 2013 – From Sage on the Stage to Guide on the Side (Handout)

Sage on the Stage

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MUN Junior Band Week

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We are very excited to offer the second annual MUN Junior Band Week at the School of Music from July 15-19. This week is geared towards band students that have between 0 and 4 years of playing experience. That’s right, no experience necessary! We will give them a great head start for the fall.

  • We have spaces available for all brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments, as well as bass guitar. (Sorry, no other strings or guitar this year).
  • Two private lessons for each participant from professional musicians/educators
  • Full band rehearsals
  • Masterclasses
  • Chamber groups
  • Staff/faculty performances
  • Don’t forget the cool T-shirt!
  • A final concert (free to family, friends and the public) will take place Friday July 19, 7 p.m.
  • Cost for the week is $245

Days will run from 9 am to 4 pm with early drop-off beginning at 8:30 am.

Mail your completed application form with a cheque for $245 (payable to Memorial University of Newfoundland) to School of Music, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL. A1C 5S7, Attn: Dr. Jason Caslor.

For guaranteed enrolment, form and fees must be received no later than July 1st. Late submissions will be considered as space allows. Please do not e-mail application forms.

Any questions? Do not hestitate to contact Dr. Jason Caslor at

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Newfound Music X

The MUN School of Music is less than two weeks away from the 10th annual Newfound Music Festival: