Some highlight pix here
We had a great afternoon in Kirkland Performance Center on Jun 13 2018
Our two senior students Sterling Yun DipABRSM and Rachel Lau ARSM gave an inspiring special recital after 3 afternoon sessions of recitals. Thanks for all students and parents who attended.
Our international Diploma students this school year includes:
Jacinda Eng ARSM
Rachel Lau ARSM
Alan Li ARSM
Sterling Yun DipABRSM
Rita Luk DipABRSM
Jacinda Eng DipABRSM
more updates to come…
Love this. Just spent 13 mins watching this.
Contents: 0. Introduction [0:00] 1. Listen and study scores [1:59] 2. Sight-reading at least 20 min. a day [4:29] 3. Read about music (biographies of composers, music history books, etc.) [5:32] 4. Go to live concerts, listen to professional performances of all instruments, not just piano [6:17] 5. Record and critique yourself [7:15] 6. Guard your practice time (plan your time, write the schedule). Remember the idea that you start getting good at something after 10 000 hours of practice [8:06] 7. Scales and arpeggios!!! All keys should be equally comfortable for you [9:16] 8. Improvise and compose [10:52] 9. Go straight at your weaknesses in music [11:46] 10. Discuss music with other musicians [12:37]
Now we are gathering our studio practicing minutes for last year. Here’re a few pix. Some thoughts on ‘the way we learn’. We used the highlighter tapes and students marked down their practicing time creatively in 15 mins blocks/slots. It’s super fun and effective.