Artist Talk with Martin Mayer Biography "Canada's Prince of Piano" – that's how the Beijing Times, China's leading English-language newspaper, described Canadian pianist and composer Martin Mayer. His music has been defined as instrumental fusion – a combination of smooth jazz, classical, pop, and rock. Mayer's European roots add a good share of thoughtful and longing soul, his North American education contributes a healthy dose of high-octane energy. An explosive mix. After Mayer realized musicianship was who he was, he would study at Royal Conservatory of Music, major in piano performance at Grant MacEwan University and [...]
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Jason Nett's "Reflection" Played by Showcase Music Academy teacher Anna Pietrzak on a 1994 Thomas Humphrey "Millennium"model built with spruce top and CSA rosewood back and sides. Recorded at the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa Monica, CA.
How to Start Playing a Piano Piece Easily? What is the easiest way to start playing a piano piece? Here are some tips from our piano teacher Domenico to get you practicing.
At Night – by Leopold Godowsky Carl Petersson Domenico Mongelli piano performance of Leopold Godowsky's At Night. "At Night" is from the 49 Miniatures by Leopold Godowsky. Performed on our Fazioli concert grand piano by Showcase Music Academy teacher Domenico Mongelli and Artistic Director Carl Petersson. This piece is simple but beautiful nonetheless, and is intended to be played by a teacher and a student. Filmed in February 2020, Showcase Music Academy Broadway Location.
Welcome to the Showcase Music Academy Blog! 2020 is a very exciting year for Showcase Academy where we will launch new programs, introduce new courses and develop our teaching offers so that everyone will find something valuable to try out developing your musical adventures. This year also marks the 250th anniversary of Ludwig Van Beethoven which is one of our greatest altruistic inspirations. On this blog we will post news from the music world, trivia and inform about various events in which Showcase will partake in. The blog is run by our Artistic Director and pianist Carl Petersson but we [...]
NOTICE (March 13. 2020): Upon the recent COVID-19 developments within our country and province, we have decided with much consideration to postpone the concert until further notice. Please stay tuned for updates and we thank you for your continuous support. We at Showcase Music Academy sincerely wishes everyone a safe and healthy season. _____ Polish guitartist Anna Pietrzak and Swedish pianist Carl Petersson will perform a folk inspired program by composers such as Liszt, Alkan, Boccherini and Bisgaard. _____ Location: Showcase Pianos Vancouver #1-1128 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 1G5 _____ $30+tax BUY [...]
April 5, 2020 At Showcase Music Academy and Piano Store, in Richmond, BC for beginner level students
International violinist Adolfo Alejo and pianist Carl Petersson will perform a light and enjoyable program with reimagined baroque music as well as military music by Beethoven and Argentinian tango with Anna Pietrzak. _____ Location: Gallery Jones Unit 1 - 258 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5T 1A6 _____ $30+tax Buy Tickets Now Do you have questions? We can help.
Masterclass with Carl Petersson Special TV Feature of Carl Petersson's Masterclass in Shanghai, China Masterclass Saturday, April 18, 2020 3:30 pm - 7:15 pm Showcase Music Academy (West Broadway) Audience Seats: $25 each (25% off for Showcase Academy students and parents) --