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Whether you’re starting your career or refreshing your skills, our Becoming a Better Music Teacher course can help you take your teaching to the next level.

Over 15,000 teachers from 164 countries enrolled on the course in 2019.

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Whether you’re starting your career or refreshing your skills, our Becoming a Better Music Teacher course can help you take your teaching to the next level.

Over 15,000 teachers from 164 countries enrolled on the course in 2019.

#abrsm #teacher #upgrade #register #career

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This lesson complements Graham Fitch's full-length article 'Improving your Scales and Arpeggios' inside Pianist magazine No 74.

The masterclass takes place on a Steinway Model D concert grand at Steinway Hall, London.

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This lesson complements Graham Fitch's full-length article 'Improving your Scales and Arpeggios' inside Pianist magazine No 74.

The masterclass takes place on a Steinway Model D concert grand at Steinway Hall, London.

#GrahamFitch #scales #arpeggio #teacher #student #methodology #steinway #masterclass

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We now have a new online platform to support everyone on their musical journey.

Play On is our way of helping and inspiring teachers, learners and parents during and beyond the current situation.

We want Play On to entertain, inform and connect. We hope it will bring you closer to the music you love and to other musicians. Over the coming weeks you’ll find a stream of new content, from advice and insight to performances and competitions.

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We now have a new online platform to support everyone on their musical journey.

Play On is our way of helping and inspiring teachers, learners and parents during and beyond the current situation.

We want Play On to entertain, inform and connect. We hope it will bring you closer to the music you love and to other musicians. Over the coming weeks you’ll find a stream of new content, from advice and insight to performances and competitions.

#abrsm #playon #teacher #parent #student #competition #performing #Online

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This one-of-a-kind piano was designed by Gregory Henriquez, architect for TELUS Garden.

The architect drew inspiration from the design of the office building itself. Rather than opting for traditional black, Gregory Henriquez chose a natural wood finish, echoing the dramatic, sculptural glulam beams of the expansive plaza canopy.

The legs supporting the piano mimic the distinctive V-shaped concrete structural supports that are an integral part of the tower’s design. And in a... See More

This one-of-a-kind piano was designed by Gregory Henriquez, architect for TELUS Garden.

The architect drew inspiration from the design of the office building itself. Rather than opting for traditional black, Gregory Henriquez chose a natural wood finish, echoing the dramatic, sculptural glulam beams of the expansive plaza canopy.

The legs supporting the piano mimic the distinctive V-shaped concrete structural supports that are an integral part of the tower’s design. And in a nod to the high-tech features of TELUS Garden office, the inside panel of the lid is mirrored, providing viewers with a clear perspective of the piano’s inside.

This piano is a unique piece, built exclusively for the client and, as such, it cannot be replicated.

#fazioli #GregoryHenriquez #TelusGarden #showcase

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The Kengo Kuma Fazioli grand piano is a magnificent new instrument designed by the renowned Japanese architect whose name it bears. The piano was commisioned by leading Canadian property developer Westbank Corporation through Vancouver Fazioli dealer Showcase Pianos.

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The Kengo Kuma Fazioli grand piano is a magnificent new instrument designed by the renowned Japanese architect whose name it bears. The piano was commisioned by leading Canadian property developer Westbank Corporation through Vancouver Fazioli dealer Showcase Pianos.

#Westbank #Fazioli #KengoKuma #grand #showcase

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Never too late to learn.

Let us hear what our student Jolene Chew has to say about her musical journey with Yamaha Music School as an adult learner!

#JoleneChew #AdultLearner #AdultStudent #yamaha... See More

Never too late to learn.

Let us hear what our student Jolene Chew has to say about her musical journey with Yamaha Music School as an adult learner!

#JoleneChew #AdultLearner #AdultStudent #yamaha #NeverTooLate

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[Yamaha Electone Festival 2020 - Cancelled]

In view of the current COVID-19 situation, Yamaha Electone Festival 2020 will be cancelled. Meanwhile stay home and stay safe. 💗 We hope to see you next year!

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing... See More

[Yamaha Electone Festival 2020 - Cancelled]

In view of the current COVID-19 situation, Yamaha Electone Festival 2020 will be cancelled. Meanwhile stay home and stay safe. 💗 We hope to see you next year!

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #SGUnited #YEF #YEF2020 #yamaha

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Westbank and Fazioli’s latest instrument is the aforementioned Butterfly piano. One of celebrated architect Bing Thom’s last projects was the design of a new development in downtown Vancouver entitled the Butterfly. This is a 56 storey residential property, with a plan view reminiscent of the wings of a butterfly.

Thom died in 2016, and his design team were tasked with creating a piano to compliment the new building. This is the first piece of work the team produced that didn’t have... See More

Westbank and Fazioli’s latest instrument is the aforementioned Butterfly piano. One of celebrated architect Bing Thom’s last projects was the design of a new development in downtown Vancouver entitled the Butterfly. This is a 56 storey residential property, with a plan view reminiscent of the wings of a butterfly.

Thom died in 2016, and his design team were tasked with creating a piano to compliment the new building. This is the first piece of work the team produced that didn’t have Thom’s input, and as such is considered a tribute to their famous mentor. The Butterfly Piano’s design matches the vivacious curves and flow of the building. However the piano’s intricate styling was also heavily inspired by Alexander McQueen’s iconic 2003 Shipwreck dress.

#Fazioli #Westbank #butterfly #beauty #showcase #grand

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From the SSO archives, we present Soir, Rêves, Fantaisie from the Second Symphony by Singapore composer Tan Chan Boon (b. 1965). Recorded live at the Esplanade Concert Hall, 7 Jul 2017, conducted by Lan Shui.

This is an audio recording with video slideshow.

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From the SSO archives, we present Soir, Rêves, Fantaisie from the Second Symphony by Singapore composer Tan Chan Boon (b. 1965). Recorded live at the Esplanade Concert Hall, 7 Jul 2017, conducted by Lan Shui.

This is an audio recording with video slideshow.

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #sso #SSOPlayOn #orchestra #online #virtual #TanChanBoon #symphony #composer #LanShui #conductor

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Which elements of perception can be integrated through early childhood musical learning?

"Want to know about the development of musical perception during early childhood learning? Let's find out more from Dr. Furuya!

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Which elements of perception can be integrated through early childhood musical learning?

"Want to know about the development of musical perception during early childhood learning? Let's find out more from Dr. Furuya!

#teacher #parent #pedagogy #Furuya #learning

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In light of the extraordinary circumstances due to Coronavirus, we’re delighted to announce that we will shortly be launching a digital assessment alternative for Classical, Jazz, Rock & Pop and Speech and Drama exams (grades - Initial to 8).

This submission-based alternative will enable candidates with pre-existing exam bookings to upload a video of their performance pieces.

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In light of the extraordinary circumstances due to Coronavirus, we’re delighted to announce that we will shortly be launching a digital assessment alternative for Classical, Jazz, Rock & Pop and Speech and Drama exams (grades - Initial to 8).

This submission-based alternative will enable candidates with pre-existing exam bookings to upload a video of their performance pieces.

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #tcl #trinity #exam #teacher #parent #registration #online

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Yee Hong Shyan is one of our multi-talented students who play the electone, piano, and violin. We had a chat with his parent, Mrs. Yee who had shared with us about Hong Shyan's musical journey with Yamaha.

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Yee Hong Shyan is one of our multi-talented students who play the electone, piano, and violin. We had a chat with his parent, Mrs. Yee who had shared with us about Hong Shyan's musical journey with Yamaha.

#yamaha #teacher #parent #YeeHongShyan #talented

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An SSO YOUTUBE PREMIERE - First time online. Watch it streamed on youtube.com/singaporesymphony and join fellow viewers in livechat.

Our second Baroque Festival presentation:

Rejoice greatly through the jubilant tunes of Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks and bare your hearts to the poignant strains of Purcell’s theatre music as acclaimed choral conductor Sofi Jeannin leads you through a jewel-studded tour of the English Baroque. Soprano Stefanie Quintin joins the SSO in an... See More

An SSO YOUTUBE PREMIERE - First time online. Watch it streamed on youtube.com/singaporesymphony and join fellow viewers in livechat.

Our second Baroque Festival presentation:

Rejoice greatly through the jubilant tunes of Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks and bare your hearts to the poignant strains of Purcell’s theatre music as acclaimed choral conductor Sofi Jeannin leads you through a jewel-studded tour of the English Baroque. Soprano Stefanie Quintin joins the SSO in an expressive selection of arias, including the radiant serenity of Handel’s “Ombra mai fu”.

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #sso #SSOPlayOn #orchestra #online #virtual #baroque #handel #purcell #SofiJeannin #conductor #livestreaming #aria #overture #symphony

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Fazioli has produced two new special edition “art case” pianos for Westbank, Canada’s luxury real-estate development company.

The Flying Fazioli, a truly remarkable piece of design, was produced for Vancouver House, a high-end mixed-use project located on Vancouver’s new waterfront Beach District. And The Origami Fazioli will reside at the Fairmont Hotel, part of the Fairmont Pacific Rim complex also in Vancouver. Interestingly both pianos use the pentagon as a key design element.... See More

Fazioli has produced two new special edition “art case” pianos for Westbank, Canada’s luxury real-estate development company.

The Flying Fazioli, a truly remarkable piece of design, was produced for Vancouver House, a high-end mixed-use project located on Vancouver’s new waterfront Beach District. And The Origami Fazioli will reside at the Fairmont Hotel, part of the Fairmont Pacific Rim complex also in Vancouver. Interestingly both pianos use the pentagon as a key design element.

#Fazioli #SpecialEdition #buy #float #origami #showcase #grand

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Yamaha Music School - [Wu Ee Lin] EP1: Making Practice a Breeze

Our beloved Chief Instructor, Mrs Wu Ee Lin, is back to share with you the 3 conditions to make practicing a breeze! During this circuit breaker period, let us stay passionate in practicing music with our children at home!

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Yamaha Music School - [Wu Ee Lin] EP1: Making Practice a Breeze

Our beloved Chief Instructor, Mrs Wu Ee Lin, is back to share with you the 3 conditions to make practicing a breeze! During this circuit breaker period, let us stay passionate in practicing music with our children at home!

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #SGUnited #yamaha #teacher #parent #lesson #online

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Singapore-based Presenter and former SSO Associate Conductor Jason Lai leads a third session of guided meditation, this time to the second movement from Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony (No. 6), a scenic "By the Brook".

Join Jason on the YouTube premiere and livechat with him!

#covid19 #coronavirus... See More

Singapore-based Presenter and former SSO Associate Conductor Jason Lai leads a third session of guided meditation, this time to the second movement from Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony (No. 6), a scenic "By the Brook".

Join Jason on the YouTube premiere and livechat with him!

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #sso #SSOPlayOn #orchestra #online #virtual #JasonLai #beethoven #symphony #pastoral #meditation #conductor #livestreaming

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Calling out all Yamaha students! Missing lessons with us already? We certainly miss you!

Share with us videos of your home practice sessions and stand a chance to win a FREE ONE-MONTH COURSE FEE WAIVER when lessons resume! Simply, hashtag #imissyamahasg and set your videos public!

Terms and conditions apply. For more information, visit https://yamaha.io/... See More

Calling out all Yamaha students! Missing lessons with us already? We certainly miss you!

Share with us videos of your home practice sessions and stand a chance to win a FREE ONE-MONTH COURSE FEE WAIVER when lessons resume! Simply, hashtag #imissyamahasg and set your videos public!

Terms and conditions apply. For more information, visit https://yamaha.io/34lloqp

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #online #yamaha #SGUnited

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1. Are Trinity offices still open?
2. What do we do if our February and March certificates have not arrived?
3. When will exams restart?
4. I have an existing booking. What options do I have?
5. Will Trinity offer any online options?
6. Can we move the exam session to another date?
and more...

Check out the FAQs for more information.

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1. Are Trinity offices still open?
2. What do we do if our February and March certificates have not arrived?
3. When will exams restart?
4. I have an existing booking. What options do I have?
5. Will Trinity offer any online options?
6. Can we move the exam session to another date?
and more...

Check out the FAQs for more information.

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #tcl #trinity #exam #teacher #parent #registration #online

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An SSO YOUTUBE PREMIERE - First time online. Watch it streamed on youtube.com/singaporesymphony.

Witness the majestic tunes of Purcell and Handel, whose unparalleled mastery of setting the English language to music will be showcased in magnificent choral tributes to kings and queens. Swedish-French conductor Sofi Jeannin conducts the combined forces of the Singapore Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, with German organist Stefan Kießling and Philippine choral director Eudenice Palaruan.... See More

An SSO YOUTUBE PREMIERE - First time online. Watch it streamed on youtube.com/singaporesymphony.

Witness the majestic tunes of Purcell and Handel, whose unparalleled mastery of setting the English language to music will be showcased in magnificent choral tributes to kings and queens. Swedish-French conductor Sofi Jeannin conducts the combined forces of the Singapore Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, with German organist Stefan Kießling and Philippine choral director Eudenice Palaruan. Europe and Asia together in song: "My heart is inditing of a good matter; and all the people rejoiced!" - Handel.

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #sso #orchestra #online #virtual #SSOPlayOn

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Contact Details of Singapore's Trinity Representative, just in case.

Contact: Serene Thien, Trinity Representative

Centre address: 80 Marine Parade Road, #03-08 Parkway Parade, Singapore 449269
Phone number 1: +65 6344 1903
Phone number 2: +65 6247 7750
Email address: serene@tcmexams.com

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Contact Details of Singapore's Trinity Representative, just in case.

Contact: Serene Thien, Trinity Representative

Centre address: 80 Marine Parade Road, #03-08 Parkway Parade, Singapore 449269
Phone number 1: +65 6344 1903
Phone number 2: +65 6247 7750
Email address: serene@tcmexams.com

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #tcl #trinity #exam #teacher #parent #registration #online

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A food delivery rider waiting for his customer to collect an order on Saturday (April 11) decided to kill time by playing a tune on a piano in the lobby of the International Youth Centre in Kuala Lumpur.

Unbeknownst to him, his performance — conducted with his giant thermal food delivery bag still strapped on — was being recorded by a captivated listener, SAYS reported.

Amazed by the rider’s "mad skills", the stealth audience member — Izat Yuan —decided to share several video... See More

A food delivery rider waiting for his customer to collect an order on Saturday (April 11) decided to kill time by playing a tune on a piano in the lobby of the International Youth Centre in Kuala Lumpur.

Unbeknownst to him, his performance — conducted with his giant thermal food delivery bag still strapped on — was being recorded by a captivated listener, SAYS reported.

Amazed by the rider’s "mad skills", the stealth audience member — Izat Yuan —decided to share several video clips of the performance on Twitter.

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #delivery #candid

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Actor Evan Rachel Wood is learning to play the piano amid the Coronavirus lockdown.

In an interview to Deadline, Evan Rachel spoke about how she is spending time at her home and keeping her kid entertained. “I have a close family unit and have been homeschooling my kid and trying to just garden and take piano lessons and do all the things that I always put off; now there’s plenty of time to do things and keep my spirits up,” she said.

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Actor Evan Rachel Wood is learning to play the piano amid the Coronavirus lockdown.

In an interview to Deadline, Evan Rachel spoke about how she is spending time at her home and keeping her kid entertained. “I have a close family unit and have been homeschooling my kid and trying to just garden and take piano lessons and do all the things that I always put off; now there’s plenty of time to do things and keep my spirits up,” she said.

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #lesson #EvanRachelWood

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During this difficult time keeping ourselves occupied while being at home can be a challenge.

To give back to our community, HomeSchoolPiano is giving free access to anyone who is interested in learning the piano at home.
There is no charge for this free membership and you will be given full access to HomeSchoolPiano Level 1 which takes most students 6 months to a year to complete.

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During this difficult time keeping ourselves occupied while being at home can be a challenge.

To give back to our community, HomeSchoolPiano is giving free access to anyone who is interested in learning the piano at home.
There is no charge for this free membership and you will be given full access to HomeSchoolPiano Level 1 which takes most students 6 months to a year to complete.

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #online #free #lesson #HomeSchoolPiano #subscribe #register

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Singapore Symphony Group (SSG) on Thursday (April 9) announced the cancellation of the upcoming Singapore International Piano Festival, slated to run between June 4 and June 7 this year.

In its announcement, SSG said four pianists who were scheduled to appear for this year's festival - Nelson Goerner, Mei Yi Foo, Leon McCawley and Christian Zacharias - were unable to attend due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

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Singapore Symphony Group (SSG) on Thursday (April 9) announced the cancellation of the upcoming Singapore International Piano Festival, slated to run between June 4 and June 7 this year.

In its announcement, SSG said four pianists who were scheduled to appear for this year's festival - Nelson Goerner, Mei Yi Foo, Leon McCawley and Christian Zacharias - were unable to attend due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

#covid19 #coronavirus #SocialDistancing #pandemic #TogetherAtHome #StayAtHome #festival #sipf #sipf2020 #teacher #parent

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National anthem composer Zubir Said was actually commissioned by the City Council in 1958 to write a song for the reopening of the renovated Victoria Theatre.

In 1959, when the agreement on self-government was reached, the then Deputy Prime Minister, Toh Chin Chye, thought the song would be a good anthem.

But when it had to be shortened to serve that purpose, Zubir almost had his masterpiece taken from him.

“He hadn’t submitted his version yet. He found out … that... See More

National anthem composer Zubir Said was actually commissioned by the City Council in 1958 to write a song for the reopening of the renovated Victoria Theatre.

In 1959, when the agreement on self-government was reached, the then Deputy Prime Minister, Toh Chin Chye, thought the song would be a good anthem.

But when it had to be shortened to serve that purpose, Zubir almost had his masterpiece taken from him.

“He hadn’t submitted his version yet. He found out … that someone else had done the shortening without his authority. And it wasn’t a good job,” relates emeritus professor of physics and former SSO board director Bernard Tan.

“He wrote … a very angry letter to (Minister for Culture) S Rajaratnam. And the day that he wrote the letter was the day that the bill for the national anthem was going to the Legislative Assembly. The bill was withdrawn.”

#ZubirSaid #NationalAnthem #composer #DoYouKnow