All lessons temporarily online January 2022

All the lessons starting on Mon. January 3, 2022 are going to be temporarily online to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19 in the community. The information email has been sent to all the families.

We look forward to seeing everyone online at the lesson!

Yamaha International Highlight Concert 2021

It’s showtime!

In just a few days you can watch Yamaha Music School students from around the world take the virtual stage at the Yamaha International Highlight Concert (YIHC).

The first YIHC was held in Singapore in 2019. Established as the top Yamaha Music School (YMS) concert worldwide, the YIHC showcases high-level performances by YMS students from countries around the world. The concert features students involved in each of the various YMS activities, including Junior Original Concert (JOC), Yamaha Electone Festival (YEF), Yamaha Junior Piano Competition (YJPC) and Popular Music Course (PMC).

The concert will be on Sunday, December 5th at 8:00 pm (JST)(at 6am in Ottawa). Can’t catch the concert when it premieres? Don’t worry, you can also watch it on-demand after the first showing!

Here is a trailer for the concert and the link to the youtube channel to view the concert. Enjoy!

 

Yamaha Keyboard Quick Start Guide – YouTube Video

You have a portable keyboard or a digital piano at home, and want to be able to use awesome features that come with it?

There are a series of quick guide Youtube videos that Yamaha Canada provides! It is for a portable keyboard but you can get good ideas for your digital pianos as well.

This particular “Part 2” quick guide video will show you how to select and use the various voices on your instrument.

Part 3: Keyboard “Styles”
Part 4: Keyboard songs and recording

Enjoy!

 

JOC 50th Anniversary Concert

The Junior Original Concert (JOC) features Yamaha Music School students from around the world performing their own original compositions. At KMC, we hold our school level JOC every year in the spring.

JOC is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a concert in Osaka, Japan on Tuesday November 23rd.

Throughout this week, YAMAHA will be sharing the full JOC concert as well as some of our Canadian students’ compositions on their official YouTube channel. Please join us celebrating the JOC’s long history of inspiring children to express their individuality through music.

JOC Official YouTube Channel link:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfCK02PDWqrJlroVCaFd_Pg

 

 

 

Happening this Saturday! “How to make Movie & Video Game Music” by YAMAHA

We are so excited for this weekend’s workshop🤩
The Yamaha Music Education System is all about creativity, improvisation and composition. Learn how to make movie/video game music with film score writer Jeff Alan Greenway (j.a.g.) this Sunday November 21, 4-5pm via zoom!

Our Halloween Week is ON!

We are very excited to have our annual Halloween Week back in-person this year! It is so much fun to see students and teachers in their cute(and scary!) costumes. School decoration done by our amazing admin mushroom (aka Mandy!)🍄

What will your teacher be this year?! 👨🏻‍⚕️ 🏴‍☠️ 🍬 🍄 🤡 😍

Check out our Gallery page on our website. See you at the lesson everyone!

Welcome back! Classes resume on Fri. September 10th, 2021!

Our 2021/2022 school year lessons will start on Friday, September 10th!

You will receive a “welcome email” from your class teacher(s), includes many useful information such as what to expect for your first lesson, our latest safety plan for COVID-19. Please keep an eye on your inbox.

We are still accepting students for classes;

Private Piano, Guitar
Yamaha Music Wonderland(age 3), Junior Music Course 1(age 4-5), NEW Sat. morning class), Young Musicians Course 1(age 6-7) and Piano Club 1(age 8 – 13).

Take advantage of our “Friend Referral” program!

We look forward to welcoming everyone back at school this fall!

Summer Lesson registration are now OPEN!

Our summer lesson information have been sent to your inbox – we look forward to having fun making music together throughout the summer! These lessons are great for your children to keep the practice routine that they’ve built, try new songs/activities, not only have them ahead of the game for the fall level up course but also build confidence and gain interests in music and instrument learning for years to come! Simply reply to the email and request to register/book spots, Mandy will be happy to help you!

[YMES ONLINE DROP-IN]

a) JMC1 students, Tuesdays
b) JMC2 & YMC1 students, Tuesdays

[ PRIVATE LESSON for JMC3+, and all private students]

a) Piano private lesson: Mr. Ramez, Mr.Michael and Ms. Atsuko
b) Guitar private lesson: Mr.Joseph

Year End Concert

The Year End Concert information has been sent out to all YMES group students and private students. Please check your email today!

[YMES GROUP CLASS CONCERTS]
Sunday. June 6th AFTERNOON

<Concert #1: 1pm>
JMC1 Saturday 3:30pm class (Ms. Atsuko)
JMC2 Thursday class (Ms. Rosaria)
JMC3 Saturday 10:15pm class (Ms. Rosaria)
JMC3 Saturday 1pm class (Ms. Atsuko)
JXC2 Wednesday 6:45pm class (Ms. Atsuko)
YMC1 Saturday 2pm class (Ms. Atsuko)

<Concert #2: 2:15pm>
JMC1 Thursday 5:15pm class(Ms.Atsuko)
JMC3 Wednesday 5:15pm class (Ms.Atsuko)
JMC3 Saturday 1:45pm class (Ms. Rosaria)
JMC4 Thursday 6:15pm class (Ms.Atsuko)
YMC2 Saturday 12:45pm class (Ms. Rosaria)
YMC3 Saturday 4pm class (Mr.Kaiden)
JAC1 Friday 5:15pm class (Ms.Rosaria)
JAC2 Friday 6:15pm class (Ms.Rosaria)

<Concert #3: 3:30pm>
JMC2 Saturday 11:15am class (Ms.Rosaria)
JMC2 Saturday 2:45pm class (Ms. Rosaria)
JMC4 Tuesday 5:15pm class (Ms.Atsuko)
YMC1 Thursday 6:30pm class (Ms.Rosaria)
YMC3 Tuesday 6:15pm class (Mr.Kaiden)
JAC1 Thursday 7:15pm class (Ms. Atsuko)
JAC4 Tuesday 7pm class (Ms.Atsuko)

[ PRIVATE LESSON STUDENTS CONCERTS]
Saturday, June 5th EVENING

<Conccert #1: 5pm>
Ms.Rosaria, Mr.Kaiden, Mr.Joseph, Mr.Michael and Ms.Atsuko’s students
<Concert #2: 6:15pm>
Ms. Rosaria, Mr. Ramez, Ms.Stephanie, Ms.Mandy’s students

Re-Registration is now OPEN!

Registration for current KMC students/families are NOW OPEN!

The information had been sent to your email on our file, you can now register and secure your spot for next year 2021/22!

Please contact us info@kanatamusiccentre.com if you have any questions.