When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. Continue Reading →
Apply now to be in the 2015 National Youth Band of Canada. Performances in May 2015. Online Application http://www.canadianband.org/#!national-youth-band/cpda National Youth Band of Canada Audition Deadline The National Youth Band Continue Reading →
Times are changing with the presentation of classical music with many groups breaking beyond the old molds, but the “tradition” of classical music concerts is still more than a century Continue Reading →
Welcome to our new BCACMS website. Our main website and our Blog are now hosted all as one site! Please feel free to explore our site and read through our Continue Reading →
Some big changes are coming this July with respect to Canada’s anti-spam laws. The new CASL legislation takes effect July 1, 2014. Basically this new law completely rewrites the book Continue Reading →
We have some positions at BCACMS schools listed on our site. Follow the link here 1) Chilliwack Academy of Music – Principal2) String Instructors – Central Valley Academy3) Suzuki Piano Continue Reading →
Our Friends at the Royal Conservatory of Music have published a new brochure outlining the benefits of Music Education. You can find a pdf version on their website here.
Updated April 17It seems that every few years in this province of BC we encounter a movement that wishes to cut the “frills” from education in order to balance the Continue Reading →
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone. Here is a video from the Piano Guys.
A piano teacher looks at what it takes to succeed in music, why parents should care, and what they can do to help their kids. (This article applies to much Continue Reading →