Author Archives: Luba

Another year, another list

The school year is over and my summer teaching doesn’t start till next week (um, by the time I’m finishing this, that would be tomorrow…), so I guess this week is/was vacation? Vacation might be a strong word since we … Continue reading

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2014 Celebration of Excellence

A lovely time was had by all at the Music Development Program Celebration of Excellence! The evening featured a recital by students who had earned top marks in the state of California on Practical assessments, remarks by Dr. Janet Lopinski … Continue reading

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Studio News: Hooray for Theory!

  A big congratulations to the five students who took Royal Conservatory Music Development Program Academic Assessments last winter session. The exam scores are in and everyone earned First Class Honors with Distinction! What an achievement! Sophie and Kelly earned … Continue reading

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In Praise of Studio Class

I love seeing my students interact with each other as peers and musicians, hearing them develop the skills of critical listening, and marveling at the connections that they are able to draw. And this is why studio class with my … Continue reading

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She Tweets Again!

I’ve been on Twitter for a while now, and enjoy following all sorts of lovely, hilarious, brilliant people and various illustrious organizations. However, as with many forms of social media, it feels so diffuse. I have non-musician followers, who likely … Continue reading

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