On Sunday, performers of the Chopin Academy gave their annual Honors Recital at Benaroya. As instructors, it’s amazing to see…
When we meet new perspective students, we see certain trends about how parents think. There is much to take
The success of sports among the masses can be heightened by that fact that it is so easily measurable by “points”,
One thing that lessons alone cannot instill is the concert experience. By this, we mean going to concerts and hearing
Congratulations to CAM students, Nile, Jay, and Robert, finalists in the Classical King FM Young Artist Awards.
Each year, dozens of CAM students earn prizes at the Bach Festival, including 19 during last year’s
Spring, summer and fall are the most common times for us get requests to accept new students, and many of ours leave
Actively promoting students by organizing outstanding events, such as our upcoming Benaroya Honors Concert
Don’t miss this amazing concert of Brahms and Schumann with CAM faculty, Ivona Kaminska (piano) and Miodrag Veselinović. More information here.
Naturally, practicing techniques and practicing goals are different depending
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People often think that music is just fun. Because it is hard work, parents should help to create the appropriate condition for
We are pleased to make an exciting announcement regarding two students of the Chopin Academy…
When observing students after their week at home alone, often we are surprised by the result of practice. Although the student vehemently asserts that he or she put in 45-75 minutes religiously every day of the week, the progress does not support the time commitment. Asking further questions, such as, “did you read my notes?”…
The Wall Street Journal published an interesting and thought-provoking article that compares Western and Chinese parents (but referring to the latter as Asian). The title is presumably an unabashedly provocative poke at the American subculture of parenting in order to get our attention, especially given our North American PC-friendly straightjackets… er, uniforms, and racial sensitivity…