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News from Lauren’s Music Studio

Music lessons at CGS provide many performance opportunities for our budding musicians. Many of Lauren’s private students are preparing songs for the upcoming Talent Show. For some students, this will be their very first performance!  In April, some of Lauren’s students will be performing in the North York Music festival in both vocal and piano…

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Making Music with Lauren

Walking by the Music Room at CGS, you’ll often hear the beautiful sounds of children singing or instruments playing. Last week was no exception as the Grade 2/3 class tried their hands at the xylophone, metallophone and glockenspiel. The students practiced playing different note values on the instruments and even played a two-part arrangement of…

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Lauren’s Private Students Perform

On Tuesday, my piano and voice students performed in the annual CGS Music Recital.  Students have been working hard over the past few months preparing their recital songs and everyone played and sang beautifully! It’s been wonderful to see how much progress the students have made this year. Thanks to Zandee and the CGS staff for…

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North York Music Festival

On Saturday, April 21, some of my piano and voice students participated in the North York Music Festival. Students have spent months polishing their songs, paying special attention to dynamics, articulation, and expression. In addition to performing their songs for an audience, they were graded by an adjudicator who gave them feedback on their performance.…

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Early Start Musicians

Besides learning songs for assemblies, music class provides Early Starts the opportunity to play instruments including bells, drums, shakers and rhythm sticks. While exploring these instruments, Early Starts learn the basic elements of music such as high and low, loud and soft, fast and slow, and steady beat. Early Starts love to sing and move…

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Lauren’s Private Students Perform

Congratulations to CGS’ young musicians! On Tuesday afternoon, my piano, voice and violin students performed in the annual CGS Recital. Our young musicians worked hard to prepare their pieces and everyone gave a wonderful performance! Learning a new instrument takes a lot of practice and it was amazing to see the progress everyone made this…

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Lauren’s Private Students Perform

On Tuesday, June 7, my students had their final Music Recital. Students taking private voice and piano lessons had the opportunity to perform for their family and friends. The students did an outstanding job preparing their pieces and performing them from memory. Congratulations to all our young musicians for putting on a great show! Thank you to…

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Welcome Lauren

Hello! My name is Lauren Crowther. I am from Aurora, Ontario and I recently graduated with my Masters of Music from the University of Toronto where I majored in voice performance. Since graduating, I have performed with Opera Atelier, Metro Youth Opera and as the soprano soloist at Christ Church Deer Park in Toronto. I…

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Grade 1 Stewardship Know-How

Thank you to Emily, Heather and the Grade 1 class for a knockdown assembly on Thursday. They found so many entertaining ways to communicate the multifacted concept of stewardship. As always, to Lauren and Norm and all of our capable performers, thank you for the music. Congratualtions to Luke and Gavin for another excellent delivery…

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Joy of Dance at the TSO

This past Tuesday, the SK to Grade 4 classes took a trip downtown to see the Toronto Symphony Orchesta perform. It was an exciting program featuring different kinds of dance music, from hip-hop to ballet to vogueing. Musicians from the TSO were joined by dancers from the Joy of Dance center who demonstrated many different…

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