Live Arts Broadcasts hosted by Osler School

Osler School will be hosting a Live Arts National Broadcast on October 17 & 18. LIVE Arts supports Saskatchewan Arts Education with programs on visual arts, drama, music and dance. Broadcasts are delivered by professional artists who engage students in grades 1 to 9 from across the province with an interactive and instructive learning experience. To signup for the broadcast and to get information on all live arts broadcasts for the 2017/2018 year go to: http://www.liveartsaskatchewan.com/events-calendar/

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Resonate Studio 176

Resonate Studio176 is a sound recording studio available to all staff and students, housed at the Division Office in Warman. The studio provides a space where students and groups of students can make audio recordings while learning about the technical aspects of sound recording. The studio uses Logic ProX recording software on Mac computers. A range of microphones, instruments and amplification are available to use. Production and engineering support will be provided. If you are interested in booking the studio to record students, or for students or staff to learn about sound engineering, please contact Dave Carter or Kendra Worman.…

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Welcome back!

I hope your school year is off to a great start!  Stay tuned as the blog site gets updated over the coming weeks. There is much to keep you in the loop about. In the mean time, if you attended the Music Education Panel Discussion on the first day back, the notes from that session will be posted under the Professional Development tab, or you can find them here: Panel Responses – PSTA Assembly Session – Music Education within the Arts Education curric…

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Welcome to The Mountain Ridge Band!

New to PSSD music education is a newly formed group, The Mountain Ridge Band.  This band features staff, community, and one of our students on banjo.  This band has a unique story and performed for the first time at Martensville High School last week.  The show featured bluegrass and country music, with a bit of good ol’ rock and roll for fun.  We had a blast!  Thank you to everyone who came out to the show!  Huge thank you to the PSSD West Jazz Bandits who opening the show!

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Music Monday and Resonate Live Concert

Thank you to our Artist in Residence, Brad Bellegarde for joining us on Music Monday for workshops with students and for performing at our concert in celebration of Music Monday.  Thank you to all the students and staff who performed; what an exciting variety of music is happening in Prairie Spirit Schools.  Thanks to Mr. Cummings for hosting us at WCMS this year!

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Resonate 2017 is in the books!

What a great time we had once again at the Resonate Music Conference.  Thank to all our students who attending, particularly those traveling from so far away.  Huge thank you to all of our fantastic clinicians.  Lastly, mega thank you to our staff; what a dream team!  Planning is already underway for Resonate 2018, can’t wait.  Stay tuned as photos get uploaded in the near future.  

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