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					Objective: To provide the highest quality piping and             Facilities: The school will be held at Hitchcock’s Hideaway     Fees:
drumming instruction complemented with Saskatchewan’s            on Lake Diefenbaker. It is approximately 100 miles South of     Applications received by May 1, 06    $475.00*
great outdoor activities!                                        Saskatoon or 150 miles North West of Regina. It is 6 miles      Applications received after May 1, 06 $575.00*
                                                                 east and south of Birsay. The facilities are located on 55      Deposit:                              $100.00
                                                                 acres of land. The property is beachfront, and overlooks Lake   Hold your spot with a deposit.
Classes: Auditions may be held prior to classes to assist in     Diefenbaker. For more information:          Balance payable by June 30, 2006.
placing students in the appropriate class. The classes will be                                                                   Deposit and Fees are non-refundable.
as follows:                                                                                                                      *Includes tuition and meals.
                                                                 Recreation: Hitchcock’s Hideaway features great walleye,
  Beginner Chanter/Chanter: For those who have never             pike, and rainbow trout fishing. Enjoy the sprawling sand       Institute of Piping Exams: The Institute of Piping Exams
  played the chanter as well as those who have started on the    beaches only a few steps from the lodge. Beach volleyball       (1 through 5) will be offered at the camp, for those
  chanter and have not yet progressed to the bagpipes.           courts, a softball diamond, and horseshoe pits are also on      interested.
  Emphasis will be placed on mastery of the basics as well       site. Equipment available includes canoes, soccer balls,
  as performance of the essential repertoire on the chanter      softball gloves and balls, croquet, and a par 3 golf course.         $11 – Level 1 certificate (preliminary)
  and a comprehension of fundamental music theory. A             Don’t forget to tour the Hitchcock Historical Site and
  separate adult class may be offered given sufficient           Church. Boat rental is available at $20/hour. Windrider              $11 – Level 2 certificate (elementary)
  enrolment.                                                     Sailboat rental is available at $15/hour (lifejackets are
                                                                 supplied for both). Relax at one of the campfire sites               $22 – Level 3 certificate (junior)
  Intermediate Piping: For those who have reached the            available.
  performance level required of a competent band player.                                                                              $34 – Level 4 certificate (intermediate)
  Students will learn advanced tunes, work on improving
  their skill in tuning their bagpipe, and receive an            Supervision: Students are supervised during instruction              $69 – Level 5 certificate (senior)
  introduction to Piobaireachd and composition.                  periods only. Therefore students under the age of 18 must
                                                                 arrange adult supervision.                                           For a more complete syllabus please refer to the
  Advanced Piping: For those who have reached an
                                                                 Medical waivers are required for all students under the age          following website,
  advanced level of play, and will benefit from instruction in
                                                                 of 18.                                                     
  Piobaireachd, composition, band management, reed
  selection, achievement of band tone, etc.
                                                                 Practical Matters: Applications will be accepted up until
                                                                                                                                 Application: See separate form.
  Beginner Drumming: For those on the drum pad.                  July 16th, 2006; however, early application would be greatly
                                                                                                                                              Fill out and send to:
  Emphasis will be placed on rudiments, elementary theory,       appreciated. Apply early. Each student must complete the
  basic beatings, as well as technique.                          appropriate waiver and submitt prior to camp. Class sizes
                                                                                                                                        Lake Diefenbaker Pipe Band School
                                                                 will be limited. Applicants will check in July 16 before
                                                                                                                                        923 Emmeline Terrace
  Intermediate Drumming: For those who have reached the          supper, and classes will begin Monday morning at 9am.
                                                                                                                                        Saskatoon, SK.
  level of band drummer. Emphasis will be placed on              Check out will be 3pm July 21. Extended stays or extra meal
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  playing in a corps, achieving good tone on the drum,           arrangements should be made with Hitchcock’s directly.
  advanced theory, new material, and an introduction to
  composition.                                                   Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and supper are included for all
                                                                 students. These are good home cooked meals! Many positive
                                                                                                                                        Please make cheques payable to
  Advanced Drumming: For those who have achieved an              comments were received from students of last year’s camp
  advanced level of play, and who will benefit from              regarding the quality of the food.                                     “Lake Diefenbaker Pipe Band School Inc.”
  instruction in advanced composition, competition, corps
  management, achievement of corps tone, as well as the                                                                          Donations: Are gratefully accepted. A number of volunteers
  opportunity to learn some advanced material.                   Class Schedule:
                                                                 Classes start Monday at 9:00 am                                 have put in great time and effort to make this event happen.
                                                                 Classes finish Friday at 3:00 pm                                We strive to offer top instruction at reasonable rates. Please
Classes will be offered only if enrolment is sufficient; some                                                                    let us know if you are willing to contribute your time, goods,
classes may be combined with others.                             Morning Classes: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
                                                                 Afternoon Classes: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.                           or a cash donation.
                                                                                                                                 Donations for the silent auction are also graciously accepted.
Ceilidh: An evening ceilidh will be held on Thursday
July 20th 7pm. Tickets are $10.00 (adults) $5.00
(children). There will be a silent auction and donations for                                                                     Travel: If you require transportation from Saskatoon to
the auction are greatly appreciated.                                                                                             the school, please contact us for arrangements.
Head Instructional Staff:                                           Reminder list:
                                                               Instrument:                                                       4th Annual Lake Diefenbaker
Scott MacAulay: is the founding Director of The                •    Bagpipes and practice chanter
College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada
located in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. He has            •
                                                                    Drum, practice pad, and sticks
                                                                                                                                 Pipe Band School
adjudicated, taught and performed extensively
throughout the United States, Scotland, New Zealand,           Maintenance Items:
and Canada. Scott has many achievements and credits            •  Hemp, reeds, seasoning, etc.
to his name. He has won numerous North American and
Scottish solo piping competitions and has received             Music
awards for innovative teaching and composing.
Scott's abilities and passion for teaching are best            Recording Devices
evidenced in the high success rate of his pupils on the        •   Paper, Pens, Tape Recorders, etc.
international solo piping and pipe band circuits.
Perhaps the greatest achievement in Scott's piping career      Toiletries
has been in heading a team that has positioned The             •    Towels, Soap
College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada         •    Bedding and Pillow
in Summerside as a leading international centre for            •    Insect Repellent
excellence in Celtic performing arts education.                •    Sun Screen

John Fisher: John Fisher is back at the Lake                   Clothes
Diefenbaker Pipe Band School for 2006! John is the             •   Bring summer wear for day and warmer evening clothes. Don’t
former Lead Drummer of the 78th Fraser Highlanders                 forget rain gear.
Pipe Band, a former North American Drumming                    •   Hat
Champion, and a former member of the World
Champion Shotts and Dykehead Pipe Band drum corps              Recreational
under Alex Duthart. With over 25 years experience as a         •   Bring your fishing rod, etc.
drummer, performer, and educator, he has gained an
international reputation as a master of technique, rhythm      Snacks
and musicality. He was a faculty member of the                 •   There is no canteen so you may want to bring chips, etc.
Percussion Institute of Technology at the Musician's               There is a pop dispenser on site.
                                                               •   The nearest store is about 6 miles.
Institute in Los Angeles and performed for many years
as a session drummer in Los Angeles and Canada.
                                                               Meals included are:
                                                                                                                                  July 17 – 21, 2006
Alan Walters: Alan is a full-time piping instructor, judge,    •  Continental Breakfast                                           Hitchcock’s Hideaway
                                                               •  Lunch
and professional competitor from Surrey, BC. He also pipes
for Highland Dancers nationally and internationally. Alan
has a CD performed on the Scottish Small Pipes for
competitive dancers entitled “Strictly Time”. He is known in
                                                               •  Supper

                                                               These are good home cooked meals!
                                                                                                                                 Birsay, SK.
Canada and the US for the many workshops and seminars he
delivers. As a former member of Muirhead and Sons Pipe                                                                                    Send applications to:
Band, and a past Pipe Major of Triumph Street Pipe Band,                                                                           Lake Diefenbaker Pipe Band School
Alan has worked with some of the best piping talent.                                                                                     923 Emmeline Terrace
                                                                                                                                             Saskatoon, SK.
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Other Staff to be determined based on enrolment.                                                                                             306-249-2939
Please contact Rob Kinnaird for further information.                                                                                       Fax: 306-249-2933

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