Calendar & News

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

ORCHESTRA MagicK CONCERT

Wednesday April 10, 2019 at 7:30 – 8:30 pm at Trafalgar featuring 11-year old talented young pianist Alexandr from the class of Ms. Natalia, playing Concertino for piano and string orchestra by Polunin

Wednesday June 19, 2019 at 7:30 – 8:30 pm at Trafalgar featuring MiniMiniMagicK, MiniMagicK, MagicK Orchestra

TEACHERS CONCERTS

Saturday April 13, 2019 at 2 – 3 pm at Trafalgar

Saturday June 1, 2019 at 2 – 3 pm at Trafalgar

Free of charge, donations accepted. 🙂

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Welcome to our OPEN HOUSE this week. It is free of charge, suitable for anyone who is deciding on taking up a new musical instrument and is undecided. You can explore a new instrument with your child, or come in yourself. Adult lessons are highly encouraged, even from the absolute beginnings, without knowledge of reading notes, or without any previous music education.

Week of February 25 – March 2, 2019

Tuesday at 6 – 7 pm GUITAR and DRUMS open house at Glen Abbey

Wednesday at 6:30 pm junior and 8:30 pm senior STRING ORCHESTRA open house at Trafalgar

Wednesday at 5 – 6 pm THEORY open house at Trafalgar

Thursday at 6:30 – 7 pm CELLO open house at Trafalgar

Friday 6-7 pm GUITAR and DRUMS open house at Glen Abbey

Saturday 1:45 – 3 pm JUNIOR music for young children open house at Glen Abbey

Saturday 3:45 – 5 pm JUNIOR music for young children open house at Trafalgar

Glen Abbey United Church location at 1469 Nottinghill Gate in Oakville (Upper Middle and 4th Line) or Trafalgar Presbyterian Church location at 354 Upper Middle Road (access from Trafalgar, then one street south of Upper Middle is White Oaks Blvd and left on Linchfield Rd).

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More information about upcoming events:

Free Open House for Theory with Ms. Deborah on Wednesdays at Trafalgar location each Wednesday and Thursday except for March Break when we are closed.

Days and times:

Wednesday February 27 at 5 – 6 pm at Trafalgar

Wednesday March 6, 2019 at 5 – 6 pm at Trafalgar

Wednesday March 20, 2019 at 5 – 6 pm at Trafalgar

Wednesday March 27, 2019 at 5 – 6 pm at Trafalgar

Thursday February 28, 2019 at 5:30 – 6:30 at Trafalgar

Thursday March 7, 2019 at 5:30 – 6:30 at Trafalgar

Thursday March 21, 2019 at 5:30 – 6:30 at Trafalgar

Thursday March 28, 2019 at 5:30 – 6:30 at Trafalgar

We teach theory as a part of music studies, in addition to any instrument. We offer one-on-one private theoretical lesson that covers all levels of Royal Conservatory of Music Examination (RCM) preparation. It is a mandatory requisite for levels 5 RCM and higher of any instrument (piano, violin, cello, guitar, double bass, etc.) Come in and ask your questions about theory, clarify what you know and learn more about requirements for each level.

Students who take private instrumental lessons should consider taking theory as early as they start the first level RCM, to be proficient at understanding all the principles and to be able to build up on this knowledge. We follow the newest syllabus and we accept students who take lessons at any other music institution.

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Free Open House for Guitar and Drums on Tuesdays and Fridays from 6 – 7 pm.

Dates:

Tuesday February 26, 2019 at 6 – 7 pm at Glen Abbey

Tuesday March 5, 2019 at 6 – 7 pm at Glen Abbey

Tuesday March 19, 2019 at 6 – 7 pm at Glen Abbey

Tuesday March 26, 2019 at 6 – 7 pm at Glen Abbey

Friday March 1, 2019 at 6 – 7 pm at Glen Abbey

Friday March 8, 2019 at 6 – 7 pm at Glen Abbey

Friday March 22, 2019 at 6 – 7 pm at Glen Abbey

Friday March 29, 2019 at 6 – 7 pm at Glen Abbey

We open our doors to all new students with parents, adult students too, to demonstrate our equipment, facilities, get to know us. Location: Klaudia’s Music Studio @ Glen Abbey United Church (south entrance), address: 1469 Nottinghill Gate, Oakville.

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Free Open House for those who are interested in trying the CELLO. Unique and amazing opportunity.

Thursday February 28, 2019 at 6:30 – 7:00 pm at Trafalgar

Thursday March 7, 2019 at 6:30 – 7:00 pm at Trafalgar

Thursday March 21, 2019 at 6:30 – 7:00 pm at Trafalgar

Thursday March 28, 2019 at 6:30 – 7:00 pm at Trafalgar

*Mr. Janko is asking you to arrive right at 6:30 pm to get the most out of your visit. Be inquisitive and try to make music part of your life. It can be very rewarding.

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STRING ORCHESTRA OPEN HOUSE

No-audition orchestra accepting new members children of all ages, teens and adults. Violin, viola, cello, double bass players. We hold open house for anyone interested to see us, try it out and meet the conductor. It is free to attend.

Open House Times:

Wednesday February 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm Junior orchestra and 8:30 pm Senior orchestra at Trafalgar

Wednesday March 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm Junior orchestra and 8:30 pm Senior orchestra at Trafalgar

Wednesday March 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm Junior orchestra and 8:30 pm Senior orchestra at Trafalgar

Wednesday March 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm Junior orchestra and 8:30 pm Senior orchestra at Trafalgar

Klaudia’s Music Studio has an extensive string department than comprises of students on violin, viola, cello and double bass. For them the Studio offers an additional weekly class to complement their private one-on-one class. It is the string orchestra and it has three different levels. We base the levels on the Royal Conservatory of Music grading system, but it is mostly only approximate, since some students do not take annual exams. Repertoire includes original works of the most famous music composers in history of music, as well as modern and unknown. Orchestra holds its own recital 4 times a year. The adult orchestra is for players who have done some playing in the past, maybe put an instrument on hold for some years and now feel like being a part of something wonderful and play with others in friendly atmosphere, with encouragement from the piers.

6:30-7:30 for MiniMiniMagicK and MiniMagicK – lower levels

8:30-9:30 for MagicK Orchestra – levels 5 and up

“We have a great group of adults who played seriously through their teens then didn’t touch their instrument for 20 years and are now getting back into it. They are lovely to work with and really get a lot out of the orchestra experience. We think there must be many more people in the same situation who would join if they knew it existed.” Ms. Alexis, the conductor.

The open house is here for you to discover what we offer. Children and adults are welcome. Even if taking private lessons at another school or privately.

M i n i M i n i M a g i c K The first level introductory orchestra is for beginners in chamber music and this fun group is for levels 1 to 3. Approximate age of children: 7 and up. Lead by conductor Mr. Jeremy.

M i n i M a g i c K The second level string orchestra with levels 2 – 4. Approximate age of children 9 – teens. Lead by conductor Ms. Alexis.

M a g i c K The third includes musicians who have completed level 5 and up, all the way to ARCT. This level is our most advanced teenage and adult orchestra. Lead by conductor Ms. Alexis, assistants Mr. Jeremy, Mr. Janko, Ms. Deborah.

Upon joining: $15/per week. Paid monthly.

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Open House Music for Young Children 3.5 – 5.5 years old. This month we will hold free open house for Junior Music, which is our youngest student class for ages 3.5 – 5.5. It introduces musical instruments and gives children first feel for what music is about. We present children with structured and varied program that includes notes reading, rhythm practice, ear training, singing and playing real music instruments. Includes: violin, cello, double bass, harp, piano, ukulele, flute, drums, guitar and many more. Come in and meet the teacher, ask questions. If you want to only observe, the class is free. If you want your child to participate, drop in fee is $20. Pick a class at a location that suits you more. 
 
This class runs weekly throughout the year. You may join any time without registration fee. Drop in for $20, or attend weekly and get a discounted price $15 per class. Leading instructor is Ms. Heather. For a quick inquiry text Ms. Sue 289-937-0037, or email at: klaudiasmusicstudio.sue@gmail.com 
 
Dates: 
Saturday March 2, 2019 
Saturday March 9, 2019 
Saturday March 23, 2019 
Saturday March 30, 2019 
 
Times: 
1:45 – 3:00 PM at Glen Abbey United Church location, south entrance; 
3:45 – 5:00 PM at Trafalgar Presbyterian Church location, main entrance; 
 
See you then! 🙂
 
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SUMMER VIOLIN CAMP 2019

Introductory violin camp for children without any, or limited experience. WE LOAN A VIOLIN (or other instrument of choice) TO YOUR CHILD FOR A WEEK! This year’s leading instructor is Klaudia Thibault on violin. Variety of instruments introduced at the camp: viola, cello, double bass, guitar, drums, piano, harp. Professional instructors will participate in delivering the knowledge in a fun way. Lead by Klaudia Thibault and her team.

~ 6:1 Maximum Student Teacher Ratio

~ Ages 5-7

~ Experience: not required

~ Week 1: August 19 – 23, 2019

~ Week 2: August 26 – 30, 2019

~ Half Day Mornings: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

~ Location: Trafalgar Presbyterian Church

Fee: $250 / week / half day / per student, due at sign up in full.

Cancellation policy: Full refund of 100% is given with more than two months notice. Only 50% refund is given for 1-2 months notice. NO refund for any cancellation with less than one month notice.

MORE ABOUT THE VIOLIN CAMP

Klaudia’s Music Studio has been providing Violin Introductory Music Camp for young children since 2006. Students explore which instrument they like, try to play it, get familiar with classical music as well as rock trends through informative instruction and interesting activities. Program is specifically designed for children without musical experience, but also for those who already play an instrument and would like to try a new one. This informative educational program is beneficial for all children, with or without musical background.

Daily program includes notes reading, musical games, discovery of history of music, and the most important component – playing VIOLIN and all the other instruments. All efforts are directed to the goal of performing on stage at the mini-concert on Thursday or Friday. Students with previous musical experience can pick a new instrument for a week and keep it for the whole week. All campers from previous years are welcome back! Our spacious beautiful air-conditioned location with natural day light offers a great environment for learning.

Typical morning at the camp: learn – apply – repeat. Time management: 9:30 – 9:45 arrival and tuning and setting up instruments, 9:45 – 10:00 posture perfect know how, 10:00 – 10:15 playing violin – song of the day, 10:15 – 10:30 rhythm train, 10:30 – 10:45 classical music listening and analysis, 10:45 – 11:00 music notation foundations, 11:00 – 11:15 snack break, 11:15 – 11:30 playing violin – song of the day, 11:30 – 12:00 new instrument, 12:00 – 12:20 story time with musical background, 12:20 – 12:30 questions and answers, children pick up.

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