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LFM Winter Sky, February 4 - 6, 2022

LFM Sky brings together adult amateur musicians and an exceptional faculty of professional musicians with a diverse range of talents. A shared music experience is created through a collection of online instructional workshops, most having limited enrolment to allow each participant individual attention from the coach. Read more about Sky in Ludwig van Toronto.

Unlike LFM Camp in Lakefield, LFM Sky exists only on the internet with coaches and participants in their own homes. The internet offers some challenges to making live music, mostly because we do not see and hear each other in real time. Consequently, LFM Sky will not include musical ensembles and choirs. Fortunately, Zoom software allows us to meet in a virtual conference with large and small groups. We can see everyone in the group, but only one person can speak at a time.

“Summer Sky was wonderful! You and your team pulled off an organizational miracle, both musically with so many different threads, and technologically with the Zoom gatherings. At Lake Field, even remotely, we can be with others who are having fun with music, whether dabbling in a sideline, studying for a retirement hobby, or making their living by doing what they love. Music opens minds. Thanks so much.” Participant, 2021 LFM Sky

Technical requirements:
Zoom software (it is free!) must be installed on a modern computer device with a camera, microphone, speakers, and internet upload/download bandwidths of at least 1.5Mbps. Your bandwidth can be measured at M-Lab, Bell or Rogers. If you already have Zoom installed, please update to the latest version.

Registration fee is $120 + 13% HST (Canadian dollars) per participant for a weekend of LFM Sky.

Registration (click here) is open (All times EST, Toronto).

Schedule for Winter Sky, February 4 - 6, 2022

Friday 8:00pm – Introductions and first workshop meeting.

Saturday & Sunday

10:00 – 11:30am Workshop session
10 min Break
20 min Morning Stretch (open to all)
12:00 – 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 pm Presentation (open to all)
15 min Break
2:00 – 3:30 Workshop session

Saturday 8:00 pm Open Mic concert

Sunday 3:30 pm Sky closing

Each participant may register for one of the following workshops meeting on Saturday and Sunday (4 x 90 mins sessions).

- Jenny's Zoomtastic Choral Basket - Jenny Crober
- The Music of Working - Gillian Stecyk
- A Folk Music Tour for Violin and Viola Players - Saskia Tomkins
- Vivaldi's Sonatas for Cello - Sybil Shanahan
- French Fantaisie for Flute - Laura Chambers
- Masterclass for Reed & Brass Instruments - Patrick Headley
- Learning Guitar Through Music of the 60’s and 70’s - Mike Graham
- Drum Set Technique & Snare Drum Studies - Larry Graves
- Exploring the Music of Stevie Wonder - Tien Yeung
- Make Your Own Split Screen Music Video - Alex Cheung

The following sessions are included in your registration and all participants are invited to attend.
- Morning Stretch - Alice Bond
- Presentation - to be announced

Read more about the workshops.

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Lake Field Music camp for adult amateurs

P.O. Box 73046, 465 Yonge St., Toronto Canada M4Y 2W5

Email: info@lakefieldmusic.ca Telephone: 647-692-3463