FUTURE EVENTS

RAFFLES ARTS ACADEMY MASTERCLASS SERIES

Date: 9 – 10 September 2020
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Age: 5 – 12 Year Olds

SEPTEMBER HOLIDAY CAMP – LEARN . CREATE. ENJOY

Wednesday - Thursday, 9 - 10 September 2020, 11:00am – 1:00pm

CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS 
Music Camp

A famous & humorous musical suite by the great 19th century French composer Camille Saint-Saëns
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 adventurous 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 more 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 Hall  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, 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!
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.

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.

Violin Performance Masterclass By Eyal Kless

Saturday, 23 May 2020, 5pm – 8pm

Eyal Kless Studied with his father Prof Yair Kless, and in Vienna with Prof’s Igor Ozim, Michael Frischenschlager and Reiner Kuchl. He has performed and taught throughout the world, fast establishing himself a dynamic and versatile musician. 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).​

Violin Performance Masterclass By Snezana Kis

Sunday, 24 May 2020, 2pm – 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.