February 2021

January 2021


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December 2020

The latest news from Bandology

After a long, arduous and unprecedented year, we are finally in the home stretch – the end of 2020 is almost here! Many people are quite ready to leave this very unusual year behind. It’s exciting to hear that the first vaccination for COVID-19 was given earlier this week.

November 2020

The latest news from Bandology

A quote often attributed to Confucius says ” Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” With the playing of wind instruments barred from most schools in Ontario this year, there’s been very little musical pleasure.

October 2020

The latest news from Bandology

Now that we’re about two months into back-to-school, it’s heartening to see some good news stories about music teachers finding ways to be innovative. Of all the school subjects, music class is by far the hardest to recreate virtually, and for those able to teach in person and physically distanced, generally there’s no wind instrument playing or singing allowed, so kudos to everyone for finding new ways to make music.

September 2020

The latest news from Bandology

As this unprecedented school year begins, it is more important than ever to ensure our children and students are getting all that they need academically, emotionally and culturally. Schools and parents are facing a situation which demands real innovation. It is also a time of great opportunity, to which Bandology has much to contribute.

August 2020

The latest news from Bandology

The end of summer is always bittersweet, but usually there’s the excitement of a new school year to look forward to. Not so this year – without clear direction from the Ministry of Education, it’s been up to the 70+ school boards across Ontario to figure everything out at the last minute.

July 2020

The latest news from Bandology

Band Camp Online was a huge success! After all the dreariness of quarantine, it was a blast to meet so many talented young musicians. And since it was online we were able to hang out with musicians from all over, including all the way from Montreal!

June 2020

The latest news from Bandology

Happy summer and congratulations on the end of a very unusual school year! It’s been a rough year in education, with labour action and strike days followed by months of emergency remote learning. We feel especially bad for the grade 8, grade 12 and university graduates who are missing out on the pomp and circumstance of a graduation ceremony.

Mid-June 2020

Mid-month update from Bandology – so much going on!

Happy almost summer! There’s been a LOT happening at Bandology lately, thus this mid-month update. The sad news – after much research, deliberation and study of government regulations, it’s with a heavy heart that we let you know we have decided to cancel Band Camp 2020.

May 2020

The latest news from Bandology

Now that our team here at Bandology has more helping hands, a wide variety of projects are underway to support our hard working educators, students and guardians. Our team is working eagerly to develop unique lesson plans and instructional videos, providing online performance opportunities, a new musician interview series and much more!

April 2020

The latest news from Bandology

As we enter week seven of self-isolation, it’s been lovely to see so much music being shared online. We were delighted the Oakville Choir for Children and Youth was chosen to provide the beautiful music for this inspirational tribute film to our pandemic heroes – click here to listen.

Past Editions

March 2020 Bandology enewsletter

February 2020 Bandology enewsletter

January 2020 Bandology enewsletter

December 2019 Bandology enewsletter

November 2019 Bandology enewsletter

October 2019 Bandology enewsletter

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April 2019 Bandology enewsletter

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February 2019 Bandology enewsletter

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December 2018 Bandology enewsletter

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