Click on the podcast to listen to Julie Spring, our harp and piano instructor, perform with the Chicago Harp Quartet in April. http://blogs.wfmt.com/livefromwfmt/?powerpress_pinw=325-podcast
Our third annual mid-year recital was a wonderful. 30 students performed throughout the day on Saturday. We had a wonderful turnout of parents, friends, grandparents, and family members. It was great to see everyone performing and enjoying the recitals. At the end of each recital, we continued our tradition of having our teachers perform. Our […]
We had a great turn out of art works (40+ paintings) from many of our art students during the mid-year art show. It’s great to see all the improvements they have made this past year. Many voted for their favorite art works. The weights for each vote […]
The American Prize is pleased to announce Julianne Gearhart, one of our voice instructors, as the soprano WINNER of the Chicago Oratorio Award, 2014. Click on link for details: http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/ CONGRATULATIONS JULIANNE!
“We are grateful for the enthusiastic support and valuable help Julianne gave Teddy, and it was just what he needed! We are thrilled he has been accepted and will enter Longy School of Music of Bard College in the fall to continue to study classical vocal performance.” Best, Tom C.
Brendan Buckley was recently featured in an interview for Boston Opera Collaborative, which can be found here: http://blog.bostonoperacollaborative.org/?p=78 Also, on April 27th, he will be a featured judge for the 2014 All A Capella competition, hosted by WERS. The link is here: http://wers.org/2014/03/19/wers-presents-9th-annual-all-a-cappella-live-show/
Nicholas won 2nd place in the oil/acrylic category for grades 3-5 at the Westford Regional Art Event. The judge for the children’s art submissions was Michael S. Vieira. Nick’s teacher is Donna Gordon. Nick was thrilled about the award, and he really enjoyed the event overall! Congratulations Nicholas!
OUR TEACHER ALEX CONWAY RECEIVED THE SECOND PRIZE IN THIS YEAR’S PRESTIGIOUS JAMES PAPPOUTSAKIS FLUTE COMPETITION AND IS THE RECIPIENT OF THE BILL GRASS MEMORIAL PRIZE. CONGRATULATIONS ALEX!
Making piano practice easy! I sometimes hear parents that their children are not progressing as fast as they’d like. It takes time for the child to progress and children progress at different rates. Like with any new subject, they can progress faster with parental assistance especially for young children under 10 years old. Even overseeing […]
On December 7th, we had our 2nd annual winter recitals and art exhibition. We had over 200 people attend these events. Students showcased their best art works and performed wonderfully on their respective musical instruments. Five of our teachers also performed for the students and their audience. Kevin O’Shaughnessy (guitar), Julianne Gearhart (voice), Alex Conway […]