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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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Bah Humbug…Not!

It would be impossible to say ‘bah humbug’ after seeing our amazing holiday concerts this week. Gavin, and his powerful portrayal of Charles Dickens’ Scrooge, left us with the true spirit of Christmas; it is a time to give and celebrate and appreciate all the special people in our lives. A huge congratulations to all…

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Holiday Concert Behind the Scenes

Preparations are underway for our annual Holiday Concert. Our theme this year is ‘A Christmas Carol’ and the Grade 2, 3, and 4 students have been hard at work memorizing their lines. Here are some shots from rehearsal! In music class and choir rehearsal, students have been busy practicing their songs for the concert. Carrie and Emily have…

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