Sheet Music Edits

October 16, 2021 - completed

Songwriting Lyrics Skills
3:30 - 4:30 pm

Join Ursula Pidgeon as she teaches you techniques to help with writing and adding lyrics to your songs. A perfect class for those writing singer/songwriter pieces! Open to the community for audience viewing and participation

KCMS Students/Audience: $10

Community Students/Audience: $20

Ursula 3.jpg

Ursula Pidgeon

Piano Keys

November 7th, 2021 - completed

Baroque and Classical Technique, Articulation and Pedalling
6:00 - 7:00 pm

Join piano instructor Paul Dykstra for this in-depth masterclass. Recommended for piano students studying RCM Level 4 or higher. Open to the community for audience viewing and participation

KCMS Students/Audience: $10

Community Students/Audience: $20

PaulDykstra.jpg

Paul Dykstra

Guitar Close Up

December 11, 2021

Practice Techniques for all Instruments
3:00 - 4:00 pm

Kevin Robinson teaches this lecture-style class providing both formal and improvised practice techniques as you develop skills that apply to all instruments. Open to the community for audience viewing and participation

KCMS Students/Audience: $10

Community Students/Audience: $20

kevin robinson.jpg

Kevin Robinson

Opera Performance

January 15, 2022

German Language Diction for Singers
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Join Siobhan Raupach for a traditional masterclass on German diction. Students wishing to participate must have a piece prepared to sing/work on. Open to the community for audience viewing and participation

KCMS Students/Audience: $10

Community Students/Audience: $20

Siobhan Raupach SIZED.jpg

Siobhan Raupach

Flute

January 29th, 2022

Flute Technique and Performance
Time 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Join flute instructor Christine Moore as she works on technique and interpretation with your flute repertoire. Students wishing to participate must come with a piece prepared to work on. Open to the community for audience viewing and participation

KCMS Students/Audience: $10

Community Students/Audience: $20

christine-moore.jpg

Christine Moore

Sheet Music

February 12th, 2022

Tuning Systems
1:30 - 2:30 pm

In this lecture-style class with Martin Krátký, we will touch the experiential ground of just intonation by singing the simplest frequency ratios/intervals over a drone, delve into how these prime ratios are felt as resonances, and see how they can generate most of the world's musical scales and modes. Age 13+. Open to the community for audience viewing and participation.

KCMS Students/Audience: $10

Community Students/Audience: $20

Martin_wcello.jpg

Martin Krátký

Pianist

March, 2022

Sonatinas Masterclass
RCM Levels 4-8 

Time TBA

In this tradtional style masterclass, Elizabth Wocks will work on Sonatinas from RCM Levels 4-8. Students wishing to participate in this class must prepare an appriopriate level Sonatina to work on in class. Open to the community for audience viewing and participation  

KCMS Students/Audience: $10

Community Students/Audience: $20

elizabeth-wocks.jpg

Elizabeth Wocks

Opera Singer

April 9th, 2022

Character Performance and Interpretation in Singing
1:00-2:00 pm

Stephanie Tritchew offers this traditional- style masterclass focusing on character interpretation and performance. Students wishing to participate must come with a Musical Theatre/Disney/Opera piece prepared to work on. Open to the community for audience viewing and student participation. 

KCMS Students/Audience: $10

Community Students/Audience: $20

Stephanie Tritchew.jpg

Stephanie Tritchew

Guitarist

May 14, 2022

Improvisation on the Guitar
3:00-4:00 

Gil Kafka offers this lecture-based participatory masterclass on improvisation on the guitar. Students must have a good working knowledge of the guitar; no beginners, please. Age 13+. Please bring your guitar to the masterclass. Open to the community for audience viewing and participation

KCMS Students/Audience: $10

Community Students/Audience: $20

Gilbetter.jpg

Gil Kafka