On March 6, the Awards Recitals for the Concerto Competition will be held in three sessionsâ€”at 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00pm at Showcase Pianos. Date and Time: Sunday, March 6, 2022 at 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00pm Location: Showcase Pianos, 1128 West Broadway Admission: $10 per family
At the March Faculty Concert, Clarinetists Han Chen and Carlos Savall Guardiola will be performing with pianist Sandy Wang. Date and Time: Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 2:30pm Location: Tapestry Building, Wesbrook Village Admission: Free
Lessons will continue over the Spring Break. Please watch for an announcement at the end of February as to whether classes will have a Spring Break. Normally, Spring Break would take place from March 14-26, 2022.
We are excited to again feature the Gifted Artists Concerto Gala on May 1st, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at The Chan Center for Performing Arts. Eight gifted piano students will perform with the Vancouver Chamber Orchestra under the direction of conductor, . Tickets will go on sale March 14, 2022…
Our annual Concerto Competition will be held on February 27th, 2022 and is open to all students at level 3 or higher. Three categories will be included, namely Junior (level 3-5), Intermediate (level 6-8), and Senior (level 9-ARCT). Application forms are available from Stephen Choi and are due on January…
Please, take note that this year the winter break will take place from December 20th, 2021 to January 2nd, 2022, with lessons and classes resuming the week of January 3rd.
In Other News . . .
Gifted Artists Concerto Gala 2024
The next Gifted Artists Concerto Gala will be held in spring of 2024 and we will accept applications this coming summer of 2023. Please email MSMVan for more information.
Watch Adam Sun’s amazing performance at the 2019 Gifted Artists Concerto Gala
Adam Sun is a student of Burnaby North Secondary School. He started learning piano with Irina Faletski when he was 7 years old. Adam participated in various music competition in Vancouver and received many distinctions from several festivals such as the Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival and Festival on the Lake.
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He likes collaborating with other musicians and, last summer, he took part in an ensemble for four pianists, a new piece written by Canadian composer Alex Pechenyuk, the name being â€śSummer Overture.â€ť
In 2018 Adam was 2nd place winner of the Canadian Music Competition. At the time of performing in the 2019 Gifted Artists Concerto Gala, Adam was 11 years old. Adam performed the A. Rubinstein Piano Concerto No. 4 in D minor, Opus 70.