forms will be available in February 2021
accepting expressions of interest for the last 3
musicians may qualify for a bursary.
inquiries about the Saito method and lessons.
"The workshop is still one of the greatest
life changing moments in my career!" -
Dr. Scott MacLennan
"I had the most amazing time this week at
the International Saito Conducting Workshop! I
learned SO much that I will continue to use
everyday in my conducting life. I'm so
grateful to Wayne Toews Sensei for his high
degree of expertise and warm supportive
approach to teaching. He is a true Maestro!" -
Dr. Dominic Gregorio
"This workshop was a life-changing
experience. The combination of a clear,
concise methodology and sequential pedagogy
coupled with a vocabulary of gestures make the
Saito method superior. Mr. Toews is a gifted
musician and teacher and the entire experience
was incredible." -- Dr. Philip Baldwin
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links to download the documents
Accommodation The university may
accept bookings beginning in mid-March 2021.
Hideo Saito's analysis of conducting gestures
provides the key to conducting with precision
and artistry. In particular. his discovery of
the secondary point and identification of
From-point gestures are not taught elsewhere.
Join the community of conductors who have used
these ideas at the highest level.
This is a first-rate conducting workshop
provided at an affordable price. The
devaluation of the Canadian dollar has made it
even more affordable for those coming from
This is a project of the Saskatchewan
Orchestral Association with funding from