Each session runs for 5 weeks.
For children (5+), teens and adults – all levels
Emphasis is on appreciation of music and introduction to the basic aspects of musical training. The course explores reading musical scores, counting to rhythm in scores, proper hand position and techniques, musical signs and terms, sight reading and musical interpretation. Experienced students can be prepared for Conservatory exams.
All courses take place online via the videoconferencing platform of your choice in blocks of ½ hour or 1 hour each.
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Karen Ho has an MA in Musicology from Université de Montréal and a Graduate Certificate in Music therapy from Concordia University. A teacher since 2003, she loves to share her experience of music with students of all ages and abilities. Never one to shy away from challenges, Karen is very resourceful and can adapt almost anything to a student’s interest. She can prepare her students to do Royal Conservatory exams. When she’s not teaching, she is most likely to be found travelling on epic cross-country road trips with her hairless and full of beans dog Juniper.
Jelani Corbie started playing piano at the age of 7 and has been involved with music for over 30 years. In high school, he studied with the Royal Conservatory of Music, achieving a grade 7 diploma in piano and a music award. He holds a DEC in Popular Music and an ACE in Audio Recording Technology from Vanier College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrative Music from Concordia University. Jelani has been teaching at the Dollard Centre for the Arts since 2012. He is also a DJ and has just recently completed vocational studies in Business.