Author Archives: reid

India

I’ve created a string trio to be underscoring for a series of Tai Chi videos I’ve edited after Sifu George Thomas travelled to Canada from India to visit our group in Mahone Bay at the end of May. We had … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I love the tradition of writing compositions for family events. There have been many weddings and one funeral so far and I’ve been recording this music and will add more over the coming months. In November, my daughter, Gwyneth was … Continue reading

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A Murder With Music

‘A Murder With Music’ is a hybrid of concert and staged play, music theatre set in the world of technology, social media and rock and roll. It has traditional police detective elements; both Agatha Christie and Ian Rankin have influence … Continue reading

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Balance Point

Balance Point features the work of international artist Kate Church. Kate’s twenty year retrospective was shown at the Mary E Black Gallery in Halifax, last August. We have collaborated in theatre productions in the past and I have been a … Continue reading

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Waterborne: Dreaming of the Robin L

This summer I took a workshop about making documentaries. What a great time working with Dawn, Yvonne and Bob, sponsored by the Lunenburg Doc Fest. ‘Waterborne’ is an interview with boat builder Bill Lutwick and incorporates lots of ‘B’ reel  … Continue reading

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Refugee on vimeo

My song Refugee is now my first music video…here’s the link Thanks to my friend, Dante, I know a bit more about editing in Final Cut Pro X. (in particular, scaling and opacity and using keyframes). Can’t wait to get … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol

Sunday and Monday, December 20 and 21st at 7pm,  we perform our fourth production of  ‘A Christmas Carol’. I adapted this version from Dicken’s classic tale of redemption and have included period carols and songs. Endure a haunting visit by … Continue reading

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Just Show Up…and Sing

Just Show Up invites you to https://vimeo.com/147177213 to view our video recording of the  November session  and ‘Cecillia’.  Your next opportunity to join us is on Monday, December 28 at 2:30 pm at The Mug & Anchor when the theme … Continue reading

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Thanks to all those who came out to Just Show Up in October.   Cecelia by Simon and Garfunkel is this session’s song. We are being joined by great local musicians Paul Buchanan and Tom Myers. Listen to the song and … Continue reading

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Just Show Up

Just Show Up is a new project for singers of all ages and experience. Here are the basics: Just show up  at the Mug and Anchor Pub, on October 17 at 2:30. You will be handed some lyrics, learn a … Continue reading

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