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  • FREE Pedagogy Workshop! The Royal Conservatory Examinations

    Posted on October 17, 2014 by Neil Shukla

    Join us for a complimentary and highly informative overview of The Royal Conservatory Examination system, presented by Peteris Zarins, Senior Examiner and Regional Representative of the College of Examiners. This workshop is open to all teachers including piano, string, winds and vocal teachers. We also encourage you to extend the invitation to your advanced-level students.

    Learn about:

    The benefits of examinations for students and teachers
    Preparing your students for exams
    Evaluation criteria
    Simulated examination

    Details:

    Clinician: Peteris Zarins, Senior Examiner and Regional Representative
    Date & Time: Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location: Cosmo Music, 10 Via Renzo Drive, Richmond Hill, ON
    To register: Email printmusic@cosmomusic.ca or [...]  Read more   


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  • Music lovers rejoice, vinyl records have arrived at Cosmo Music!

    Posted on September 22, 2014 by Neil Shukla

    As avid music lovers, we're thrilled to host our own collection of vinyl records. You might ask: why vinyl? In our current digital age, we can listen to anything anywhere, and on any device. Sometimes this means compromising quality for the sake of convenience.
    But is that the way music was meant to heard? What do artists really intend when they pour their heart and soul into a record? The answer lies in vinyl. When you listen to a record on vinyl, you're listening to a record in it's pure state, with no digital compression artifacts. Engineers will often apply a [...]  Read more   


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  • What's New? Cristina has September 2014's Cosmo Minute Report

    Posted on September 15, 2014 by Neil Shukla

    Cristina D'Alessandro, our Print Music Department Head, has some exciting news on what's happening at our store.

    New Arrivals! Vinyl Records!
    We're avid music lovers here, so we decided to host a catalogue of vinyl records. Come browse our collection of classic rock to modern pop. We stock a wide selection of your favourite bands and artists on vinyl from Warner Music Canada. This has just begun, so we'll be constantly adding more!
    Fall Group Programs!
    With the fall season upon us, The Cosmo School of Music is busier than ever with private lessons on every instrument and theory and group classes for [...]  Read more   


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  • FREE Webinar: Intervals - What, Where and Why - Secrets Revealed (Part I)

    Event took place on September 12, 2014 by Cosmo Music

    You’re invited to a FREE Webinar on Friday, September 12 - Intervals - What, Where and Why - Secrets Revealed - Pt 1 - Courtesy of Ultimate Music Theory.
    If you're a music teacher, a music student or interested in Music Theory in any way, this FREE Three Part Music Theory Teacher Training is for you. Sign up today – Spaces are limited! Join Founder and CEO of Ultimate Music Theory, Glory St. Germain for this special Part 1 Teacher Training. She will reveal the PROVEN Interval Teaching System on the What, Where and Why Secrets of how to teach Major, minor and Perfect [...]  Read more   


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  • What's New? Cristina has June's Cosmo Minute Report

    Posted on June 25, 2014 by Cosmo Music

    Cristina D'Alessandro, our Print Music Department Head, walks us through what's new and exciting in Lessons & Print Music!

    Fall Registration is now open for group lessons:
    - Theory for Kids (Ages 5 and up)
    - Music Discovery for Kids (Ages 5 and up)
    Our music camps can inspire your kids and teens this summer (and keep them busy), with programs running from July 7th to August 29th.
    Call us soon at 905-787-2090 or email lessons@cosmomusic.ca, spots are filling up fast!
    The Toronto North Ukulele Jam with Steve McNie continues to run on Monday nights from 7 to 9pm!
    Piano Teachers: be sure to check out our [...]  Read more   


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  • Save a Fortune Super Sale & #CosmoRocks Summer Event!

    Event took place on June 6, 2014 by Cosmo Music

    Save a Fortune Super Sale &
    #CosmoRocks Summer Event
    • Save up to 50% on your purchase!*
    • Food & Live Music
    • 3 Days Only
    Friday, June 6th to Sunday, June 8th, 2014
    A Quick Look Back at our Save A Fortune Super Sale

    Save a Fortune...

    HOT DEALS

    Tons of reduced items throughout the store!
    Check out our flyer
    for some of the highlights.

    FORTUNE COOKIES!

    On top of the hot deals, crack one open to reveal your savings for in-store purchases. Save between 10% - 50% on everything in the store!

    WEB SAVINGS

    Shop at cosmomusic.ca and save 10% off your shopping cart total when you spend $200 or more.** Plus don't forget about the [...]  Read more   


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  • Just Picked Up a New Instrument? These Play-Alongs Can Help!

    Posted on March 7, 2014 by Cosmo Music

    Hal Leonard is out with a new book series for beginning instrumentalists! Their Easy Instrumental Play-Along series is perfect for players who have just picked up a new instrument. As of now, the collection is comprised of three books: Classic Rock, Disney and Classical Themes. The books feature fun and recognizable songs arranged for beginners, making them ideal for encouraging regular practice!
    All songs included in these three books stay in B flat concert, which is the key most beginner instrumental method books begin with. Furthermore, the notation and rhythms are carefully edited to suit a novice playing level. Each piece [...]  Read more   


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  • FREE Workshop: "Chord Play – The Art of Arranging at the Piano"

    Event took place on July 29, 2013 by Cosmo Music

    FREE Pedagogy Workshop with Forrest Kinney

    Introducing: Chord Play – The Art of Arranging at the Piano

    Date: Monday, July 29, 2013

    Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm

    Location: Cosmopolitan Music Hall in Cosmo Music

    Tickets: FREE! RSVP to printmusic@cosmomusic.ca now as space is limited!

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  • Alfred 2013 Piano Workshop

    Event took place on July 22, 2013 by Cosmo Music

    Effective & Efficient Practice with Tom Gerou

    Date: Monday, July 22, 2013
    Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm
    Location: Cosmopolitan Music Hall in Cosmo Music
    Tickets: FREE!
    RSVP to printmusic@cosmomusic.ca now as space is limited!

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  • Joining the Dots for Guitar: A Fresh Sight-Reading Approach

    Event took place on June 14, 2013 by Elliott Chung

    Sight-reading is an essential part of every classical guitarists musical growth and career.  However, apart from playing through easier repertoire it can sometimes be difficult for guitarists to find material to work on.  The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) has recently published a series of books focused specifically on sight-reading in the beginning to intermediate grades.

    Designed for use with a teacher or on one’s own, Joining the Dots for Guitar takes students through five levels of sight-reading exercises and instruction based on the requirements for the ABRSM guitar exams. Organized by key signature, each book contains warm-up [...]  Read more   


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