Fraser MacPherson Jazz Workshop – Dec. 7

December 7, 1-3pm, a free workshop by legendary jazz drummer Louis Hayes at Cory Weeds’ Cellar Jazz Club (3611 W. Broadway). * All workshops are free of charge and open to the public. Students wishing to perform Continue Reading →

Metro Vancouver presents “Survivor 101” workshops

Following on the success and feedback of the inaugural “Survivor 101” workshop in November 2012, the Regional Cultural Development Advisory Committee, through Metro Vancouver, has partnered with 4 municipalities throughout Continue Reading →

The Fraser MacPherson Music Scholarship Fund

The Fraser MacPherson Music Scholarship Fund was initiated to foster the music education of BC’s most promising young jazz instrumentalists. Scholarships are available up to the amount of $2000.00 each Continue Reading →

New Evidence links music education to higher test scores

Does studying music boost students’ overall test scores? Recent research casts doubt on that belief, concluding that the link between music education and good grades appears to reflect the impressive nature of Continue Reading →