May 20, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

The Orchestral Library

Featuring Douglas Payson Sturdevant, Nancy Elbeck and Corey Rempel

2:45 PM EDT
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Music Classical music Masterworks Masterclass

NAC Livestream

This presentation will take place on the NAC Music Education and Training Facebook page, and will be in English only.

Douglas Payson (Pace) Sturdevant, OF Director of Pedagogy, uncovers some of the etiquette and the mysteries of orchestral scores and their care with NAC Orchestra principal librarian Nancy Elbeck and her colleague, assistant librarian Corey Rempel. Learn about photocopying and copyright questions, and even what kind of pencil and eraser you should use when marking your scores.

This event is a co-presentation of Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra and l’Orchestre de la Francophonie.


The National Arts Centre Foundation wishes to acknowledge the leadership support of Mark Motors Group, Official Car of the NAC Orchestra. The NAC Orchestra Music Director role is supported by Elinor Gill Ratcliffe, C.M., O.N.L., LLD (hc).  Special thanks to the Janice and Earle O’Born Fund for Excellence in the Performing Arts, the Leacross Foundation and Craig Foundation for their generous support of the NAC Orchestra and music education programs at the NAC.