Academy Current Events

Mar

9 / 10

SAT / SUN

Master Class

Derek Chiu
Level: All

 

 Saturday, March 9th from 2:45PM – 4:45PM (SOLD OUT)
Sunday, March 10th from 10:30AM – 12:30PM

  Showcase Pianos 1128 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC

 

Biography

 

Derek Chiu is a seasoned Canadian pianist and piano pedagogue from Calgary, Alberta. His extensive training also includes mentorship from several notable Canadian teachers such as Dr. E. Gregory Butler and Joel Hastings at The University of Windsor. Chiu had additional studies in piano pedagogy with Dr. Thomas Green.

Under the guidance of Solomon Mikowsky (featured in Benjamin Saver’s book The Most Wanted Piano Teachers in the USA) and Donn-Alexandre Feder at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, Chiu graduated with a Master of Music degree in 2003.

Mar

9

SAT

Royal Conservatory Information Session and Q&A

Derek Chiu
Level: All

 

 Saturday, March 9th from 5:00PM – 6:30PM

  Showcase Pianos , Aberdeen Centre, Richmond, BC

 

About

Do you have questions about the RCM exams, or need more information on what the examiners listen out for?

Learn about The Royal Conservatory’s exams from an examiner! Join Derek Chiu for an informative Q&A session.

Apr

9

TUE

Master Class

Nelson Goerner
Level: Intermediate to Advanced

 

 Tuesday, April 9th from 5:00PM – 7:00PM

  Showcase Pianos 1128 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC

 

We’re honoured to host international performing pianist Nelson Goerner’s Master Class in Vancouver! Sign up as a student and receive 2 tickets to his recital, application deadline March 15 – Limited seats, book yours today.

Biography

Gramophone awarded Nelson Goerner’s recording of Beethoven’s Hammerklavier Sonata Editor’s Choice, saying “Goerner is capable of exhilarating speed and searing heat. But throughout his Hammerklavier, it is the phrase, in all its infinite variety, that claims attention…..savour the riches!”