Month: August 2010

The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year

A gap year is exactly as it sounds – its postponing university or college for a year and spending that time doing something else. Some students simply live at home and work during the year, but others use the time for all kinds of adventures at home and abroad – teaching, volunteer work, outdoor adventures, […]

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Berklee School of Music summer program – Week 3

One of our former students, Renee Masse, is taking a break from her studies at McGill to attend the Berklee School of Music summer program.  She has shared her third week with us.

Berklee Music-Week 3

Week 3 was quite similar class schedule wise, but Monday, I had an exciting addition to my day. In the afternoon, I went to the Vinx Recording Studio, and was able to record myself singing along with a track. The studio was very nice, and the equipment was of very high quality, but we didn’t have a lot of time individually as there were many people signed up, wanting a spot.
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Berklee School of Music summer program – Week 2

One of our former students, Renee Masse, is taking a break from her studies at McGill to attend the Berklee School of Music summer program.  She has shared her second week with us.

Berklee Music – Week 2

It has been another very full week here at Berklee Five Week Summer Program. Monday’s classes are larger, and broader. I had Survey of Vocal Styles, which focuses on the history of music, and showcases the key musicians of various genres throughout time. Afterwards, everyone has the same class together in the Berklee Performance Centre where we had Melissa Ferrick, who is a professional musician come and speak with us about her experience and perform as well
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Berklee School of Music summer program-Week 1

One of our former students, Renee Masse, is taking a break from her studies at McGill to attend the Berklee School of Music summer program.  She has shared her first week with us. 

Berklee Music-Week 1

Although the program has only been going on for a week, I feel as though I have been here for much longer. I finally feel settled in to this city, but the journey was slightly bumpy.
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