by Melanie Au After my Book 8 recital, I have learnt a lot of new techniques, such as: ricochet, the use of my elbow to create more sound, having better vibrato and lots more. I have learnt a lot from Ms. Diane during this time and it has been a great time learning the songs and techniques from Book … [Read more...]
Our first formal orchestra and chamber music concert was held at Canadian International School on Sunday, May 21. Allegro and Vivace orchestras both played, along with all four of our chamber ensembles. Over the course of the year, students have worked on their skills as members of these ensembles: learning to remember to bring their stands, pencils and … [Read more...]
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.
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...]