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30 August 2017

Big Back-to-School Update!

Hello and Happy New Year! Things have been beyond busy for us over the summer, with a lot of very interesting things happening.  Take care to read this carefully, so we can get you off [...]

11 July 2017

Summer Homework Posts Update

Hello Everybody! If you are taking Summer lessons, you may need to sign up for your teacher's homework posts.  You can unsubscribe at the end of the summer, if you are switching to a new [...]

29 June 2017

SUMMER UPDATE

Hello Everybody! Here is some important information about Summer. Desk Schedule We will be operating on a much reduced front desk schedule.  The desk will be attended on Tuesdays, in a limited capacity.  If you [...]

Make-Ups: LAST NOTICE

Hello Everyone, This is the last notice to confirm your make-up lessons.  The link below will be updated with the most recent confirmation status. If you have not yet confirmed your make up, please do [...]

HAVE YOU CONFIRMED YOUR MAKE-UP?

Hello Everyone, If you have not yet confirmed your make up, please do so now, or your teacher may not be available.  Remember, your make-up lessons expire June 30, so you need to call 416-651-7529 [...]

June Make-ups – Confirmations Required!

Hello Everyone! Please find the preliminary make-up schedule by clicking here.  Check both pages of the PDF. IMPORTANT You must confirm your time by phone: 416-651-7529. If you do not confirm you will lose your make-up(s). [...]

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28 March 2016

Director’s Digest

Hello Everybody! Enjoy these new tidbits of trivia of musical and non-musical things in the world lately. Robots Modeled After Ants Pull Car Archimedes pointed out that with a lever he could move the world. He most likely would have been surprised to learn that a team of six microrobots, weighing just 3.5 ounces in total, could pull a car [...]

Director’s Digest

Hello Everyone! I hope you are having a great March Break. Enjoy some more tidbits! Michelle Obama Campaigns for Girls' Education Through Music Michelle Obama's open letter to change attitudes towards girls Michelle Obama is calling on people to do more to change attitudes around girls and education in an open letter ahead of speech at SXSW.   Listen [...]

March Break Tidbits

Hello Everyone, Here are some items that you may find interesting to read over the March Break! El Sistema - Going Strong Worldwide Sistema youth orchestra gets £2.5m funding A youth orchestra programme in three of Scotland's disadvantaged communities is to get £2.5m in Scottish government funding over the next four years. More Research Showing Support for Peanut Allergy Avoidance [...]

27 February 2016

Director’s Digest

Sprout Scout Being a new parent (or any kind of parent) can be a challenge, so here's a neat new-ish website that you might want to follow, which lists all the latest kids' products on the market, which are bumped to the top of a list based on community popularity.  This is neat, because it gives you a real sense [...]

23 January 2016

Maori Haka – Wedding Warrior Music

Maori Haka - Warrior Music at a Wedding It's easy to forget - in our very popularity based culture - that music comes from within, from all of us. In this very interesting clip, a traditional warrior chant and dance used to intimidate enemies, is presented at a wedding as a sign of respect. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhhedH6wK6I The Traditional Haka Below is [...]

11 Year Old Piano Player Will Blow Your Socks Off

Music for Life As a Music School, we aren't looking to create prodigies or to get kids into a career in music.  We are certainly open to these things, but our goals are more life-skills oriented. What is real about Music Education? There is a lot of cultural acceptance of Music Education and lessons as a strong foundation for children [...]

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