KSMA is excited to once again have the opportunity to participate in the Oxfam Musical Marathon! We have just received the details of our performance time and location. This year's Marathon, to be held the weekend of 22 and 23 April, will benefit smallholder farmers worldwide. Our participation will help all farmers be able to continue their work to … [Read more...]
Archives for March 2017
On Friday, 17 March, our piano students had the wonderful opportunity to visit Steinway and Sons Hall at Tom-Lee. They had the chance to see the wonderful pianos, even the ones with diamonds! They also got to have a play-in on the instruments. What a wonderful opportunity for our students. Thanks, Tom-Lee, for letting our students visit! … [Read more...]
On Saturday, 18 March, string students and their families braved the wind and met at Central Pier 9 to celebrate Bach's 322nd birthday as part of the international Bach in the Subway celebration! Of course, Bach (her)himself made an appearance, and led all of the viola and violin students in a parade to end our celebration.
from Nurtured by Love ~by Shinichi Suzuki Aspiring to Ever Higher Quality The first piece our young students learn is the "Twinkle Variations". Only after hearing a recording of the piece at home every day does a child learn to play it on the violin. Carefully, carefully, she practices. Once the child has learned to play the entire … [Read more...]
Studio Recitals continued with Ms. Diane's recital on Saturday. Students of all levels performed solos, and then joined together at the end for some Twinkles. Congratulations to all of the performers and their families! … [Read more...]