I hope you're all having a lovely summer! I've enjoyed some well deserved time off, and have even had time to pursue other artistic endeavours (check out my instagram!). One thing I really enjoy doing in the summer is reading - something I almost never have time for during the school year! Today I dug… Continue reading Some Basic Principles
Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a fantastic break, and is ready to start another semester of lessons. The Kiwanis festival deadline is February 10th, and performances are the last week of April. I strongly encourage students who are planning to do an RCM exam in June to compete in the Kiwanis festival;… Continue reading Happy New Year!
If you can believe it, we are on the final stretch to Christmas! There will be two Christmas Recitals again this year: December 9th (Saturday) at 3:00 and 4:00 pm, at St. Andrews Anglican Church at 4619 Lakeshore Road. Students will be randomly divided between the two recitals; if you have a preference for time,… Continue reading Winter Upcoming Events 2017
I hope everyone had an amazing Christmas break! Here are a few things to keep in mind as we move into the new year: 3rd Annual Pancake Party Our 3rd Annual Pancake Party will take place on March 18th, from 10 am-12pm. This is a VERY casual recital, in which students participate in a short… Continue reading Winter Newsletter 2017
Don't forget - this Saturday, October 29th, is our Halloween Recital! It is located at the music school, in the performance studio, and will start at 1:00 pm sharp! I look forward to seeing everyone and their costumes there!
I am proud to announce I am now an Advanced Specialist in Piano and an Intermediate Specialist in Theory through the Royal Conservatory of Music! If you are interested in finding out more about what this certification means, feel free to contact me!
RECITAL DATE CHANGE! NEW TIME/DAY: June 4th, Saturday 2:30-4:00 pm My apologies for any inconvenience! -Jessica
I am beta testing a new student portal! For those of you who have been directed to it, trying logging in here: https://login.mymusicstaff.com If you have no idea what i'm talking about, go to the student resources tab on this website and use the login information I provided in the newsletter at your lesson.… Continue reading Login for Student Portal
Year End Concert Our year end concert will be held on June 11th, 2016, at 11:00 am at the Kelowna Art Gallery. Students are expected to have their pieces memorized and polished, and to come dressed semi-formally (nice dresses, pants, and shirts). Prizes will be given out for the 100 Days of Practice award, and… Continue reading Year End Concert and Fall Updates
Pancake Party March 12th, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, KCMS Performance Studio Our 3rd annual Pancake Party is quickly approaching! This is a fun, student only recital to break up the mid-semester doldrums, and start spring break on a fun note! Each student will be required to perform one song (memorization is not necessary) for their peers… Continue reading Spring Newsletter