Regi Papa held a violin masterclass on Sunday, October 18, 2020. A violin masterclass is a group lesson featuring an experienced violinist working with students in a group context. During the masterclass, selected students will perform a piece, etude, or excerpt one at a time and after the performance, the violinist will provide their feedback. The violinist will choose a few aspects of each student's performance and find areas where the student should work on and thus improve their overall performance. This feedback could include areas of posture, technique, musicality, or style. Each student usually gets around 15-20 minutes of the collective time of 1- 1.5 hours. Although specific students are actively participating in the masterclass, these events are open to the public and can help the audience learn from the participants and the violinist.
Participant Student: Raymond Li and Brian Wu
Melodie Hewer held a webinar and Q&A session on the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) theory and piano exams on Saturday, November 2, 2020.
We removed the participants' face and their names to abide by all rules and regulations required by Singapore National Library
Beatrice Low conducted a virtual workshop for children aged 7 to 9 hosted by the Singapore National Library on March 6, 2021. The workshop was meant to inspire students in focusing more on the area of arts, motivate them to play a musical instrument, and teaches them ways to explore music and incorporate music into their own lives. The workshop gave an overall view of music as well as the basic music theory including notes on the staff, note values, and basic music terms. A brief introduction to orchestral instruments was also introduced. Participants also learned about famous composers including J. S. Bach, Wolfgang A. Mozart, and John Williams. At the end of the session, everyone demonstrated what they learned through a fun quiz!
Alice Chow Pharmacist, Health and Wellness Educator provided a webinar "Make Every Bite Count" on April 4, 2021, to our students at ELA programs as a part of cultural exchange with students in China.
'Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.' - Kahlil Gibran. BeHASSTic organized the 2021 talent show in May 2021 with the goal to inspire everyone to enjoy the power of music in our life. All students taking our program participated in this event and congratulations to all winners!
Amy Tian is a recent graduate of the University of Chicago who aspires to blend science, arts, and public policy together to create a more sustainable for people and the planet. She provided a workshop on September 24th, 2021 to share the book "Who Are Our Heroes" written by Eliana Melmed, who studies public policy and media, arts, and design, and Amy Tian, who studies biology and public policy.