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RAMP DIPLOMA COURSE 2024

The Raffles Musician Association Singapore Present

RAMP Violin Academy has a long tradition of Diploma successes over the years, with students who excel mainly in performance, scoring exceptional marks in other components of DipABRSM, LRSM.
๐Œ๐ซ. ๐™๐ก๐š๐ง๐  ๐™๐ก๐ž๐ง ๐’๐ก๐š๐ง
  • SSO 2nd Violin Concertmaster
  • NAFA Faculty
  • Conductor
  • Well-known Educator
๐Œ๐ฌ. ๐‚๐ข๐ง๐๐ฒ ๐˜๐š๐ง
  • Shanghai Opera House Orchestra Soloist
  • Concertmaster
  • NAFA Faculty
  • NUS Symphony Faculty
Date: April 2024 Register new taken (By appt for audition)
โ˜Ž๏ธ Contact: Ms. Rita +65 86998917 | Mdm. Mey 84995658
๐Ÿ“ง Sign up: rafflesarts.com/book-trial
๐๐จ๐จ๐ค ๐š ๐“๐ซ๐ข๐š๐ฅ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐Œ๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐ž๐š๐œ๐ก๐ž๐ซ (๐€๐ฎ๐๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ซ๐ž๐ช๐ฎ๐ข๐ซ๐ž๐)

RAMP TAIWAN MUSIC EXCHANCE PROGRAM 2024

The Raffles Musician Association Singapore Present

Exciting News! 2024 Taiwan Music Exchange Program
ไธ‰ๆœˆยทๆ˜ฅ้ฃŽๅฐๆนพ้Ÿณไนไบคๆต
Looking forward to a Musical experience in Taiwan this March. A wonderful learning journey, performance platform, international masterclass and cultural exchange.
ๅธฆ็€ๅฐๆ็ด็œ‹ไธ–็•Œ๏ผ
Date: 13 – 17 March 2024 | Taipei & Tainan

RAMP ACADEMY RISING STAR CONCERT 2024

The Raffles Musician Association Singapore Present

We are celebrating the year-end concert with you on 7th January 2024.
Join us for an enthralling performance by the talented young violinists from RAMP academy!
Date: 7 January 2024 (Sunday)
Time: 6:30pm
Venue: Arts House – Chamber | 1 Old Parliament Ln, Singapore 179429

VIOLIN MASTERCLASS

The Raffles Musician Association Singapore Present

Prof. Mo Yi is teaching at Berlinโ€™s University of Arts Germany and faculty at The Royal Academy of Music Aarhus Denmark.
Prof Mo Yiโ€™s current activities take her across many continents as a soloist and chamber musician. She is also a much-appreciated international masterclass teacher, at the moment she is the juror panel at the 19th Khachaturian International Competitions.
SEASON I
Date: 5 January 2024 (Sunday)
Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
SEASON I
Date: 8 January 2024 (Sunday)
Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Venue: RAMP Academy Hall, 73 Ubi Road 1, #10-63.

HIGHLIGHTS

HOLIDAY MUSIC CAMP 2023

RAMP Violin Academy Singapore Present

School’s out and it’s time for Holiday Music Camp! This November, RAMP Academy Faculty of professional musicians will lead 3 fun-filled days of music making in Singapore for Violinist, Violist and Cellists!
This camp is a great opportunity to focus on honing your musical talents. Exciting programs to look forward to include string ensemble training in different styles of music, having fun with Christmas Carols, sight reading improvement workshops, learn more about our classical composers like Mozart and Beethoven, and much more.
Join us, in celebrating our youth! See you there!
Date: 21 – 23 November 2023
Time: 9:30am – 1:00pm
Venue: Rave Concert Hall

VIOLIN MASTERCLASS

RAMP Violin Academy Singapore Present

We are very Excited to have Inspiring Prizewinner Concert Violinist Kevin Zhu on Raffles Arts Academy of Music & Performance – RAMP First Violin Masterclass of 2023.
Mr. Kevin Zhu is an American concert violinist. He’s the first prize winner of 2018 Paganini Competition in Italy and First prize winner of 2012 Yehudi Menuhin Competition. Mr. Zhu has established himself as a leading figure among the next generation of musicians, astonishing audiences with his peerless technical mastery and inimitable artistic voice.
Date: 20 February 2023 (Monday)
Time: 3:00pm – 7:30pm
Venue: RAMP Academy Hall, 73 Ubi Road 1, #10-63.

RAMP ACADEMY YEAR-END SPOTLIGHT CONCERT

RAMP Violin Academy Singapore Present

We are celebrating the year-end concert with you on 4th December 2022.
Join us for an enthralling performance by the talented young violinists from RAMP academy!
Date: 4 December 2022 (Sunday)
Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm
Venue: MusoSpace Studio | 140 Paya Lebar Rd, #03-02 AZ Building, S409015

VIOLIN MASTERCLASS

RAMP Violin Academy Singapore Present

Join us for Violin Masterclass conducted by Prof. Siow Lee Chin.
One of Singapore’s first homegrown soloists, Lee-Chin’s gold medal victory Henryk Szeryng International Violin Competition solidified her career on the international music stage.
Date: 7 August 2022 (Sunday)
Time: 3pm – 8pm
Venue: RAMP Academy Hall, 73 Ubi Road 1, #10-63.

RAMP VIOLINIST @ THE ESPLANADE

RAMP Violin Academy Singapore Present

This April, We are celebrating our Youth! To celebrate the Esplanade Youth Music Festival, our RAMP Violinists will be performing at Esplanade Concourse on 7 April 2022.
Join us for an enthralling performance by the talented young violinists of RAMP Academy! The Violinists will present a varied program of show pieces, ranging from classical tunes such as the theme of Paganiniโ€™s Caprice No 24 and Bachโ€™s Double Violin Concerto, to exciting pieces like Piazzolla Nightclub 1960 from History of Tango and Brazilian piece Tico Tico.
๐‰๐จ๐ข๐ง ๐”๐ฌ , ๐ข๐ง ๐œ๐ž๐ฅ๐ž๐›๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ก! ๐’๐ž๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž!
๐ƒ๐š๐ญ๐ž: ๐Ÿณ ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ (๐—ง๐—ต๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†)
๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž: ๐Ÿณ:๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ๐—ฝ๐—บ & ๐Ÿด:๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ๐—ฝ๐—บ
๐•๐ž๐ง๐ฎ๐ž: ๐„๐ฌ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐š๐ง๐š๐๐ž ๐‚๐จ๐ง๐œ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ฌ๐ž
Date: 12 December 2021
Time: 3:00pm (SGT)
Venue: Facebook Live

RISING STAR CONCERT 2021

RAMP Violin Academy Singapore Present

We are pleased to announce our RAMP Academy year-end Rising Star Concert which will be Live stream on FACEBOOK!
This year we are very happy to collaborate with Ms Caron Chan Violin Studio from Sydney. Ms Chan is the Chief Strings Examiner for the AMEB and a respected pedagogue and formerly Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Together with RAMP director Ms Cindy Yan, Look forward to an exciting concert which will include Rising Star prize winners from RAMP Violin Academy and Caron Violin studio. The repertoire will start with Vivaldi favorite Concertos and movements from “Four Seasonsโ€ and Piazzolla Tangos to Mendelssohnโ€™s Concerto.

You will not want to miss our talented young musicians this holiday season!!

YEAR-END CONCERT 2021

RAMP Violin Academy Singapore Present

December is coming! ๐ŸŒŸ Letโ€™s celebrate with our young violinists by making great music together.

RAMP Academy Violinists will perform in a Live Stream Concert on 12th December 2021. Music will include Vivaldi Concerto, Beethoven Sonata, from Junior pieces to Diploma level performance!
Join us this Sunday To enjoy this music concert! We hope the concert will bring Joy to your family! ๐ŸŒน
Date: 12 December 2021
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Venue: Rave Concert Hall

HOLIDAY STRING CAMP 2021

RAMP Violin Academy Singapore Present

School’s out and it’s time for holiday Camp! This December, RAMP Academy Faculty of professional musicians will lead 3 fun-filled days of music making in Singapore for Violinist, Violist and Cellists!
This camp is a great opportunity to focus on honing your musical talents. Exciting programs to look forward to include string ensemble training in different styles of music, having fun with Christmas Carols, sight reading improvement workshops, learn more about our classical composers like Mozart and Beethoven, and much more.
Join us, in celebrating our youth! See you there!
Date: 6 – 8 December 2021
Time: 9:30am – 1:30pm
Venue: Rave Concert Hall

STRING CELEBRATION SHOWCASE CONCERT

RAMP Violin Academy Singapore Present

This April, we are celebrating our youth! To celebrate Singapore Youth Festival, our RAMP Violinists will be performing at Esplanadeโ€™s In Youthful Company.
RAMP Violin Ensemble presents a programme that will include famous classical tunes such as Bachโ€™s Double Violin Concerto and Winter from Vivaldiโ€™s Four Seasons. Also look forward to an enchanting special item with an all-boys ensemble, presenting Paganiniโ€™sโ€ฏThe Boy, Romanian Folk Dances and other fun string ensemble pieces.
Join us, in celebrating our youth! See you there!
Date: 28th April 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00pm & 8.15pm
Venue: Esplanade Concourse

VIOLIN MASTERCLASS

Violin Techique Foundations! Explore Bach Works!

RAMP Violin Academy Singapore Present

Join us for upcoming technique Masterclass conducted by Mr. Zhang Zhen Shan and Ms. Cindy Lee.
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: 28 February 2021 (Sunday)
Time: 9am – 12pm
Venue: RAMP Academy Hall, 73 Ubi Road 1, #10-63.

[Let's Art Online Selections]ย 

You are invited to Pluck's Joyous Concert!

Join Pluck and her friends from distant lands to celebrate Christmas at her home. As her friends arrive one-by-one with musical gifts presented on harps and violins, Pluck’s Christmas Party is going to be the most enchanting celebration this Christmas!

Catch Pluck’s Joyous Concert by Rave Harpers and Raffles Arts Academy of Music & Performance (RAMP) Violinists๏ผ

Date:ย 27th December 2020
Date:ย 9 – 10 September 2020
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Age: 5 – 12 Years Old

SEPTEMBER HOLIDAY CAMP โ€“ LEARN . CREATE. ENJOY

Wednesday - Thursday, 9 - 10 September 2020, 11:00am โ€“ 1:00pm

CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS 
Music Camp

A famous & humorous musical suite by the great 19th century French composer Camille Saint-Saรซns
Come and experience a classical music event like nothing you’ve ever experienced before!
Have a Fun Music Learning Journey with the famous Saint- Saens “Carnival of the Animals” Suite. Conducted by SSO violinist Cindy Lee and RAMP Director Ms Cindy Yan, be enchanted in this session which unfolds music elements to young children in a fun way! It will be a fun-filled and adventurousย time of animals, art and live music!
* This education program has been successfully conducted educational concert at Victoria Recital Hall, presented by SSO.
The 2 days Camp is filled with creative and interactive activities to help students discover a moreย in-depth study of this famous piece. Students will gain insight into the music language, learn rhythms patterns, music forms, enhance aural skills and deepen their understanding of music.
If you are looking for an exceptional and enjoyable music camp for your child, contact us today to sign up. Limited space! Book your slot now!
First-come-first-served.

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 Hallย  73 Ubi Road 1, #10-63.

4 Days Music Appreciation Class

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, Kingโ€™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 prepareย for, and culminate in, attendance of a concert of programmatic chamber music, including selections from Saint-Saensโ€™ Carnival of the Animals. Bring along your imagination and come ready to explore!
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 courseย will introduce the classical period, focusing on Beethovenโ€™s life, legacy and musical features. Students will be introduced to sonata form, reading an orchestral score, and participate in playing Beethovenโ€™s Romance in F major. The 3 sessions will culminate in attendance of Midoriโ€™s performance of Beethovenโ€™s violin concerto and the two romances.

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 โ€œoutstanding ensemble,โ€ the Verona Quartet is dedicated to conveying the poetic narrative of storytelling through the art of the string quartet. The Quartetโ€™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 โ€œinterpretive strength . . . robust characterization [and] commanding resonanceโ€ (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.

Violin Performance Masterclass By Eyal Kless

Saturday, 23 May 2020, 5pm โ€“ 8pm

Eyal Klessย Studied with his father Prof Yair Kless, and in Vienna with Prof’s Igor Ozim, Michael Frischenschlager and Reiner Kuchl. Heย has performed and taught throughout the world, fast establishing himself a dynamic and versatile musician.ย Eyal is currently teaching at the Buchman Mehta School of Music both violin and methods of violin teaching. He previously taught at the Royal Northern College of music, Chethams School of Music (Manchester, England) and at the Royal Irish Academy of Music (Dublin, Ireland).โ€‹

Violin Performance Masterclass By Snezana Kis

Sunday, 24 May 2020, 2pm โ€“ 5pm

Snezana Kis is teaching at the music school in Klosterneuburg and Vienna. In 2004 she founded and directed the Youth Symphony Orchestra Klosterneuburg. Teacher at the International Music Weeks Lassing, Styria. Studied solo violin and pedagogic at the Music University Belgrade (1987). Until 1999 professor at the State Music School in Zemun, director of the string section at the music school Kosta Manojlovic as well as teacher at the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade. Visiting professor in international summer master classes in Palic and Vrnacka Banja (Serbia). Jury member of youth competitions. Member of different orchestras with concert tours in Europe.