FUTURE EVENTS

RAFFLES ARTS ACADEMY MASTERCLASS SERIES

VIOLIN TECHNIQUE MASTERCLASS

Join us for upcoming technique Masterclass conducted by Mr. Zhang Zhen Shan and Ms. Cindy Yan.
Having a good foundation is essential to achieve a complete musical education. Join the Technique Masterclass, you will gain an-indepth understanding of violin technique tips.
Date: 2 February 2020 (Sunday)
Time: 12pm – 3pm
Venue: RAMP Academy Hall  73 Ubi Road 1, #10-63.

4 Days Music Appreciation Class

[ POSTPONE ] AN INSPIRED MUSICIAN

Mrs Ana studied piano in England, She received her first degree in Piano performance from the University of Belgrade and her second music degree (BA and MA) from the University of Cambridge, King’s College. Mrs Ana performed as a soloist and chamber musician at venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, The SouthBank Centre and The Fairfield Halls in the UK, as well as concerts in the U.S.
Join Mrs Ana for an exciting music journey in 4 sessions to discover the fun, beauty and mysterious world of music. Let your children discover the Voice of their instruments.

Junior Group (6 – 11 years old):


Join us for 3 fun sessions where we introduce the instruments of the orchestra, and their different sounds, in the context of programmatic music to allow the children to visualize images and create narratives for what they hear. These sessions will prepare for, and culminate in, attendance of a concert of programmatic chamber music, including selections from Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals. Bring along your imagination and come ready to explore!

Dates: 4:00pm-5:15pm

4 Session include 3 music appreciation workshops and 1 guided music concert to hear music with fresh ears!

Senior Group (12 – 18 years old):

This special course design for more advanced students. To celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth the course will introduce the classical period, focusing on Beethoven’s life, legacy and musical features. Students will be introduced to sonata form, reading an orchestral score, and participate in playing Beethoven’s Romance in F major. The 3 sessions will culminate in attendance of Midori’s performance of Beethoven’s violin concerto and the two romances.

Dates:  5:30pm-7:00pm

4 Days Junior Group Workshop: $320

4 Days Senior Group Workshop: $360

4 Days Accompany Parent: $120

Email your interest to lesson@rafflesarts.com
or call us at +65 91002797
(Limited slots available)

VERONA QUARTET

Jonathan Ong (Violin)
Dorothy Ro (Violin)
Abigail Rojansky (Viola)
Jonathan Dormand (Cello)

[ POSTPONE ] March 2020

Hailed by The New York Times as an “outstanding ensemble,” the Verona Quartet is dedicated to conveying the poetic narrative of storytelling through the art of the string quartet. The Quartet’s members represent four different nations (the United States, United Kingdom, Singapore, and Canada), but their singular approach and unanimity of purpose in both musical and cultural cooperation has quickly earned the group a reputation for its “interpretive strength . . . robust characterization [and] commanding resonance” (Calgary Herald).
Strongly committed to education, the Quartet has been on the faculty of the Indiana University Summer String Academy since 2016. Past residencies include the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Beethoven-Haus, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, New York University Abu Dhabi (UAE), and Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance (Canada).

Masterclass with Professor. Min-Yen Chien

April 2020

One of the foremost and the first generation of Taiwanese international violinists, Professor Min-Yen Chien’s violin masterclass will be held during both sessions in April 2020.
Professor Chien is teaching in Taipei National University of the Art. He regularly performs on solo and chamber music concert at TNUA and the National Concert Hall in Taipei; he was twice invited to play for the Presidential Concert. Min Yen Chien has trained many young and talented violin students helping them secure success in their future careers.

Cheer Taiwan International Music Competition

March 2020

SRIMF Rising Star Europe Academy

5 - 13 June 2020

A wonderful platform for young musicians to shine and immerse in Europe where Classical Music was born. Young musicians and young professionals can look forward to a festival of concerts, competition and masterclasses. In addition, experience first hand the culture and music life of several generations of great musicians in a city which will inspire and propel your music career.