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My Pupil, My Friend
“Hi, I’m your new Professor! Tell me all about yourself!” This is surely a daunting moment for a student (especially at Conservatoire level); he or she may well be living away from home for the very first time and struggling on the leading edge of adult life. The realization may have arrived that turning to fiddle and bow as one’s main avenue of expression and progress coincides with a change in learning. Now it is mainly the student who invests the effort to work and learn rather than receiving instruction from his teachers. This leads me to my main point….
WA Charity Orchestra
Applications for the WA Charity Orchestra’s April 2019-February 2020 season are now open. WACO ensembles give musicians unique opportunities to make a difference in the community and perform quality repertoire at a high standard. WACO strives to create the best music possible as they fulfil their mission, changing lives through music. To ensure the ensembles are of a high standard and to give everyone a fair opportunity, all potential members must audition. As a member of the WA Charity Orchestra you will have the opportunity to be a part of a friendly community of enthusiastic and talented musicians. The orchestra plays…
New book violin for adult learners
Compiled and arranged by Margaret Schlink here at last is an adult-friendly beginner book! Suitable for the first year of learning it includes a variety of adult-friendly pieces of different genres, clearly laid out pages with logical technical and musical development, and a duet book. Sample pages may be viewed on www.facebook.com/adultviolinclasses, as well as information about classes. Margaret Schlink is a violin/viola teacher with a special interest in teaching adults. She teaches individual lessons (to all ages), holds group classes for adults and is the founder/director of Perth Scottish Fiddlers. The book costs $35 plus P&P and is available by…