January 2015 Newsletter

Student of The Month: Kareena Mehra

1) What instruments do you play?
– “Piano”

2) How long have you been taking lessons?
– “Two Years”

3) Who is your favorite musical artist?
– “Alicia Keys”

4) Favorite food?
– “Pasta!”

5) What is the coolest thing you’ve learned in your lessons in the past three months?
– “Half steps and whole steps”

6) Do you have any performances coming up?
– “I just played in the December Recital!”

Music History: January Edition

1756: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27th

1924: George Gershwin completed Rhapsody in Blue at the age of 26.

1956: Rock and roll fans under the age of 18 in Cleveland, Ohio, were banned from dancing in public unless they were accompanied by an adult.

1960: Johnny Cash plays his first jailhouse show at San Quentin prison. Among the inmates was Merle Haggard, who was serving time for burglary.

1965: The Beatles have three albums in the Billboard top 10.

1975: Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham join Fleetwood Mac

1973: Pink Floyd begins recording Dark Side of the Moon

1987: Aretha Franklin was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

2006: Phantom of the Opera became the longest running musical in history.

Bravo Recital Participants!

We’re so proud of our talented students who performed in our Winter Recital! We had over 100 students perform to a packed house in almost every recital session. Next year we will be adding 4-5 additional recital sessions to accommodate the larger number of students performing!

Our next round of recitals will be held in June and they are completely FREE for parents and students. We do not charge participation fees like many schools in the area so make sure to take advantage of this great performance opportunity!

If you want to perform or would like for your child to perform in our June recitals, we will have more information and sign up sheets at the front desk starting May 1st, 2015.

 welcome the NEW students

who enrolled in December!
Amber E.
Terry R.
Makalyn S.
Kasey B.
Morgan G.
Sophia K.
Cara C.
Claudia M.
Ben W.
Kai E.
Tate C.
Meredeth S.
Nathan S.
Mariel T.
Teddy B.