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SEASON THREE

EPISODE TWENTY-FIVE | The King of Instruments in the Digital World

PART ONE - Introduction to the Organ in the Digital Realm

Organist and TikToker Wesley Hall offers advice for finding your identity as an organist in the digital realm, including an introduction to the organ in the digital realm (Part 1) building a brand (Part 2), an overview of platforms (Part 3), and some dos and don'ts (Part 4) for social-media content creation.

Organist Launchpad is funded thanks to a grant from Heritage Canada, and is produced by the Royal Canadian College of Organists in association with the Canadian International Organ Competition.

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PART TWO - Building a Brand

Organist and TikToker Wesley Hall offers advice for finding your identity as an organist in the digital realm, including an introduction to the organ in the digital realm (Part 1) building a brand (Part 2), an overview of platforms (Part 3), and some dos and don'ts (Part 4) for social-media content creation.

Organist Launchpad is funded thanks to a grant from Heritage Canada, and is produced by the Royal Canadian College of Organists in association with the Canadian International Organ Competition.

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PART THREE - Overview of Platforms

Organist and TikToker Wesley Hall offers advice for finding your identity as an organist in the digital realm, including an introduction to the organ in the digital realm (Part 1) building a brand (Part 2), an overview of platforms (Part 3), and some dos and don'ts (Part 4) for social-media content creation.

Organist Launchpad is funded thanks to a grant from Heritage Canada, and is produced by the Royal Canadian College of Organists in association with the Canadian International Organ Competition.

Share your feedback at https://forms.gle/zW6oyRUbBnErQBut7


PART FOUR - Dos and Don'ts for Social Media Content Creation

Organist and TikToker Wesley Hall offers advice for finding your identity as an organist in the digital realm, including an introduction to the organ in the digital realm (Part 1) building a brand (Part 2), an overview of platforms (Part 3), and some dos and don'ts (Part 4) for social-media content creation.

Organist Launchpad is funded thanks to a grant from Heritage Canada, and is produced by the Royal Canadian College of Organists in association with the Canadian International Organ Competition.

Share your feedback at https://forms.gle/zW6oyRUbBnErQBut7


EPISODE TWENTY-FOUR | Organist Occupational Health and Safety

Part One - Playing Pain in Organ Playing

Organist Sarah Svendsen discusses Integrating Organist Occupational Health and Safety into Organ Playing and Study. Dr. Svendsen's presentation includes an introduction to the concept of playing pain in organ playing (Part 1), cultural influences in organ playing-pain risks (Part 2), and physical factors in organ playing-pain risks (Part 3).

Organist Launchpad is funded thanks to a grant from Heritage Canada, and is produced by the Royal Canadian College of Organists in association with the Canadian International Organ Competition.

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Part Two - Cultural Influences in Organ Playing Pain Risks

Part Three - Physical Factors in Organ Playing-Pain Risks

EPISODE TWENTY-THREE | VISUALS AND STORYTELLING WITH THE ORGAN

Part One - Working in Versions

Composer, organist, and multidisciplinary artist Kim Farris-Manning discusses ideas for incorporating visuals and storytelling with the organ.

See below for compositions and links discussed in the videos:

Organist Launchpad is funded thanks to a grant from Heritage Canada, and is produced by the Royal Canadian College of Organists in association with the Canadian International Organ Competition.

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Part Two - Creating with a Media Feedback Loop

Composer, organist, and multidisciplinary artist Kim Farris-Manning discusses ideas for incorporating visuals and storytelling with the organ.


Part Three - How to Create imagery with Organ Music and No Visuals

Composer, organist, and multidisciplinary artist Kim Farris-Manning discusses ideas for incorporating visuals and storytelling with the organ.


Part Four - Creative Prompts and Guidelines

Composer, organist, and multidisciplinary artist Kim Farris-Manning discusses ideas for incorporating visuals and storytelling with the organ.


EPISODE TWENTY-TWO | Charles Tournemire as a Liturgical Commentator

Part One – Charles Tournemire as a Liturgical Commentator

Mária Budáčová gives a masterclass with organist Maria Gajraj on selections from Charles Tournemire's suite for the Office of the Assumption from L'Orgue mystique. The class offers insight into liturgical improvisation by highlighting elements of Tournemire's music that serve as liturgical commentary.

Organist Launchpad is funded thanks to a grant from Heritage Canada, and is produced by the Royal Canadian College of Organists in association with the Canadian International Organ Competition.

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Part Two – Charles Tournemire as a Liturgical Commentator

Mária Budáčová gives a masterclass with organist Maria Gajraj on selections from Charles Tournemire's suite for the Office of the Assumption from L'Orgue mystique. The class offers insight into liturgical improvisation by highlighting elements of Tournemire's music that serve as liturgical commentary.


Part Three – Charles Tournemire as a Liturgical Commentator

Mária Budáčová gives a masterclass with organist Maria Gajraj on selections from Charles Tournemire's suite for the Office of the Assumption from L'Orgue mystique. The class offers insight into liturgical improvisation by highlighting elements of Tournemire's music that serve as liturgical commentary.


EPISODE TWENTY-ONE | An Introduction to Music Law

An Introduction to Music Law

Composer, producer, recording engineer, and entertainment lawyer Jeff Young shares his expertise with an introduction to music law, offering valuable insights for organists, composers, and other musicians. Please note that this video is for educational purposes only and should not be construed as official legal advice. If you have a specific situation that needs to be addressed, please contact an entertainment lawyer with specific knowledge of music law.

Organist Launchpad is funded thanks to a grant from Heritage Canada, and is produced by the Royal Canadian College of Organists in association with the Canadian International Organ Competition.

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EPISODE TWENTY | Easy Methods to Record, Edit, & Stream Organ Music

Part One - Affordable Equipment and Software

Classical pianist, content creator, and arts administrator Boran Zaza discusses affordable technologies and easy methods to record, edit, and stream organ music. The presentation includes an overview of affordable equipment and software options (Part 1), a tutorial on 'How to Film Awesome Shots' (Part 2), a crash course in audio and video editing (Part 3), and a tutorial on livestreaming on various platforms (Part 4). Featuring guest organist David Simon.

Organist Launchpad is funded thanks to a grant from Heritage Canada, and is produced by the Royal Canadian College of Organists in association with the Canadian International Organ Competition.

Share your feedback at https://forms.gle/zW6oyRUbBnErQBut7


Part Two - How to Film Awesome Shots

Classical pianist, content creator, and arts administrator Boran Zaza discusses affordable technologies and easy methods to record, edit, and stream organ music. The presentation includes an overview of affordable equipment and software options (Part 1), a tutorial on 'How to Film Awesome Shots' (Part 2), a crash course in audio and video editing (Part 3), and a tutorial on livestreaming on various platforms (Part 4). Featuring guest organist David Simon.



Part Three -  Crash Course in Audio and Video Editing

Classical pianist, content creator, and arts administrator Boran Zaza discusses affordable technologies and easy methods to record, edit, and stream organ music. The presentation includes an overview of affordable equipment and software options (Part 1), a tutorial on 'How to Film Awesome Shots' (Part 2), a crash course in audio and video editing (Part 3), and a tutorial on livestreaming on various platforms (Part 4). Featuring guest organist David Simon.



Part Three -  Livestreaming on Various Platforms

Classical pianist, content creator, and arts administrator Boran Zaza discusses affordable technologies and easy methods to record, edit, and stream organ music. The presentation includes an overview of affordable equipment and software options (Part 1), a tutorial on 'How to Film Awesome Shots' (Part 2), a crash course in audio and video editing (Part 3), and a tutorial on livestreaming on various platforms (Part 4). Featuring guest organist David Simon.



EPISODE NINETEEN | Music Down in My Soul with Brainerd Blyden-Taylor

Part One - Choral Masterclass

Acclaimed choral conductor and founder of the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Dr. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, presents a choral masterclass on Moses Hogan's arrangement of the African-American Spiritual 'Music Down In My Soul.' Featuring Rashaan Allwood at the organ.

Organist Launchpad is funded thanks to a grant from Heritage Canada, and is produced by the Royal Canadian College of Organists in association with the Canadian International Organ Competition.

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Part Two - Organ Masterclass

Acclaimed choral conductor and founder of the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Dr. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, presents a masterclass on Andre J. Thomas' arrangement of the African-American Spiritual 'Walk Together Children,' featuring organist Rashaan Allwood.

Organist Launchpad is funded thanks to a grant from Heritage Canada, and is produced by the Royal Canadian College of Organists in association with the Canadian International Organ Competition.

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The Royal Canadian College of Organists

20 St Joseph St

Toronto, ON M4Y 1J9

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Phone: 416.929.6400
Email: info[at]rcco.ca
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The Royal Canadian College of Organists

20 St Joseph St

Toronto, ON M4Y 1J9


Contact
Téléphone : 416.929.6400
Courriel : info[
à]rcco.ca

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