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

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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

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Paul Dykstra

Guitar Close Up

December 11, 2021 - completed

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

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Kevin Robinson

Opera Performance

January 15, 2022 - postponed

German Language Diction for Singers
 

This Masterclass has been postponed to a  future date when we can enjoy group singing. Watch this area for a future date!

 

Stuck on pronunciation? Intimidated by foreign languages? Develop your German diction skills in this traditional masterclass with Siobhan Raupach! Focused on the many sounds of German language and pronunciation, students will work together to master a short section of repertoire. 

Open to all levels. Participants are encouraged to bring German pieces or poetry for illustration and prepare to share your voice in this collaborative class. Open to the community for audience viewing and participation.

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Siobhan Raupach

Flute

January 29th, 2022

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

Join flute instructor Christine Moore in this interactive Masterclass. Learn the Top 5 Tips Every Flute Player Should Know including Christine's Top 5 Practice tips! Please bring a piece of music you are currently working on. Open to the community for audience viewing and participation

KCMS Students/Audience: $10

Community Students/Audience: $20

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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

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Martin Krátký

Pianist

March 5, 2022

Sonatinas Masterclass
RCM Levels 4-8 

11:00am-12:00pm

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

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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

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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

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Gil Kafka