Dylan sits down with a pivotal person in his life, his junior high band teacher, Mr. Peter Gallant. Join them as they discuss Peter’s path, his 33 years as the band teacher at Summerside Intermediate, his work with technology in music education, how the word “retirement” means something very different in his busy life and much more!
This October we feature composer, Dong-In Danny Choi and his piece, Remembrance, performed by the University of British Columbia Symphonic Wind Ensemble, conducted by Lauren Visel. This recording was part of UBC's annual Composers reading session, where student composers and conductors collaborate to create new Canadian band works.
Peter Gallant retired as music director of Summerside Intermediate School in 2016 after a 33 year career. He holds a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from U. of T., a Bachelor of Education Degree from UPEI and a Masters of Information Technology in Education from Memorial University. Currently, as an audio engineer with his company Solo Audio Projects, he works as house technician for the Indian River Festival, PEI Festival of Small Halls, Points East Audio-Visual, among others, and is the writer, artistic director and music director of the new summer show at the College of Piping (Celtic Performing Arts Centre), Highland Storm: When Highlanders Become Islanders.
Danny Choi | Remembrance
University of British Columbia Symphonic Wind Ensemble | Lauren Visel – Conductor
Learn more: https://www.didchoi.com/remembrance
EKR Hammell | Skyline (BRP Theme Music)
University of Toronto Wind Ensemble, Dr. Gillian MacKay - Conductor
Gustav Holst | Second Suite in F for Military Band, Fantasia on the "Dargason"
Air Combat Command Heritage of American Band
Summerside Intermediate School Band
Solo Audio Projects
The College of Piping and Highland Storm
Peter Gallant’s Masters Portfolio, IT in Education
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