Annual Concert 2013

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Title: Annual Concert 2013 – Kaleidoscope
Venue: At your home / At teacher’s studio.
All videos to be uploaded to https://www.facebook.com/mypianoteachersg
Deadline for video submission: End of August (tentative)
Deadline for video voting: End of September(tentative)
Categories:
Beginner (for those who have yet to take grade 1 exam)
Junior (grade 1-3)
Intermediate (grade 4-5)
Senior (grade 6-8)
Open (For all students) – most popular video according to the number of likes on facebook
Beginner, Junior, Intermediate and Senior categories will be judged according to how well you play. Open category will be judged according to the number of ‘likes’ for your video posted in my facebook page. So, for those who think that you may not be talented enough, you still have a chance to win! Just get as many people as you can to ‘like’ your video. One prize will be given to each category. I will be announcing the winners by end of September.

Learn to play scales!

For those who need more help in scales and arpeggios, I have published a series of scales fingering diagrams and videos from grade 1 to grade 5. You can either click on Learn to Play Scales under Resources or simply click on the links below. Have fun learning!

Grade 1 Scales and Arpeggios

Grade 2 Scales and Arpeggios

Grade 3 Scales and Arpeggios

Grade 4 Scales and Arpeggios

Grade 5 Scales and Arpeggios

 

Am I a Pass, Merit, or Distinction Student?

Have you ever wondered how good or bad you are compared to most piano students (in Singapore)? Have you wondered why you always get lower than what you expected to get in piano exams? Have you ever thought of what it takes to be a distinction student or even a high scorer (140 and above)? Take this quiz to find out!

Click on the link below to take the quiz.
Am I a Pass, Merit, or Distinction Student?

 

Links

Exam Boards and Overseas Music Instituitions

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM)
visit this link to know more about ABRSM exams.
Trinity College London
the second most popular exam board
http://www.tgexams.com/

London College of Music
http://www.uwl.ac.uk/lcmexams/Welcome.jsp

The Australian and New Zealand Cultural Arts Limited (ANZCA) Exam Board
For more contemporary music exam options
http://www.anzca.com.au/html/s01_home/home.asp

Music Institutions in Singapore

School of the Arts
http://www.sota.edu.sg/

Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
http://www.nafa.edu.sg/

Lasalle College of the Arts
http://www.lasalle.edu.sg/

Singapore Raffles Music College
http://www.srmc.edu.sg/

Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music
http://music.nus.edu.sg/

Music Shops and Retailers

Yamaha Music School
Sells brand new yamaha pianos
http://sg.yamaha.com

Cristofori Music School
Sells brand new Cristofori pianos as well as other brands, and a wide variety of 2nd hand pianos
http://www.piano.sg

Robert Piano
This shop sells brand new Kawai piano as well as other korean and german brands and used pianos. They also carry Steinway and Bosendofer pianos. This is also the music school to go to to register for Trinity College London exams.
http://robertpiano.com/

Gramecy Music School
This shop specialises in strings rather than piano. But they do carry certain brands of piano like Wilhelm Tell
http://www.gramercy.com.sg/

Synwin
This shop also specialises in strings, but the also sell Reuben piano
http://www.synwin.com.sg/Scripts/default.asp

Music Essentials
This shop also specialises in strings, but this is the shop to go to if you are looking for music books and publications (especially diploma level scores) not found in regular stores.
http://www.musicessentials.com/

Piano Master
This shop carries brands like Atlas, Hailun and Petrof, but they also sell 2nd hand pianos
http://www.pianomaster.com.sg/

Chiu Piano
This is the shop to look for if you want to buy high-end german brand pianos
http://www.chiupiano.com.sg

Renner Piano
This is the shop to go to for cheap piano books and accessories. They also carry certain brands of piano like Ellington and Steinberg & Song and also used pianos.
http://www.renner.com.sg/

Online Music Retailers
http://www.ensemblemusic.com.sg/

Music Learning Resources

Music Games for Children
http://www.creatingmusic.com/
http://library.thinkquest.org/15413/games/games.htm
http://www.metronimo.com/uk/
There are actually more music games available for iPad and Andriod nowadays, so I’m going to do an article on that soon. So do follow this site for more to come!

Music Theory Learning Resources
Ricci Adams’ Musictheory.net – a great site to learn music theory and ear training.
http://www.musictheory.net/
Another music theory blog site.
http://www.mymusictheory.com/

Sheet Music Download
http://www.imslp.org/index.php?title=Main_Page
http://www.music-scores.com/
https://everynote.com/
http://www.sheetmusicarchive.net/

Musicians’ Networks and Resources

Singapore Music Teachers Association
http://smtasingapore.com/

Sound Junction
http://www.soundjunction.org/default.aspa

Inside Music Teaching
http://insidemusicteaching.com/

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