Masterclasses

Apply the techniques and interpretive ideas discussed in your lesson to the masterclass stage, where you will receive constructive feedback from expert faculty and supportive colleagues. The masterclass format includes an assigned piano accompanist and provides an excellent avenue for students to enhance their performance skills and stage deportment.

Masterclasses

Viola Studio Class 3B

Instructor: Tawnya Popoff
Class Time: Saturdays, 1:30-2:15pm
Semester Fee:
  • $180

Viola Studio Class 2

Instructor: Isabelle Roland, Department Head
Class Time: Saturdays, 10:45-11:30am
Semester Fee:
  • $180

Viola Studio Class 3A

Instructor: Sarah Kwok
Class Time: Saturdays, 12:45-1:30pm
Semester Fee:
  • $180

Viola Studio Class 1

Instructor: Sarah Kwok
Class Time: Saturdays, 12:00-12:45pm
Semester Fee:
  • $180

Advanced Viola Ensemble

Instructor: Isabelle Roland (Viola Department Head)
Recommended for: Students recommended by VAM viola faculty
Class Time: Mondays, 4:30-6:30pm, once per month (4 classes per term) Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30pm, once per month (4 classes per term)
Annual Fee:
  • $320
  • $360
Class Description: This class runs on the 1st Wednesday of every month from 4:30-6:30pm (Sept - Dec & Jan - Apr).

Intermediate & Advanced Piano Masterclass

Instructor: Noel McRobbie
Recommended for: RCM 9+; Ages 14+

Intermediate & Advanced Violin Technique

Instructor: Lawrie Hill (Violin Department Head)
Recommended for: RCM 9+; Ages 12-16
Class Description: This is a fast-paced advanced technique class for 12- to 16-year-old violinists that will incorporate fun repetition of technical building blocks such as scales, arpeggios, and double-stops, incorporating sight reading, brain games, bowing patterns and techniques, and in-class performances.

Viola Masterclass

Instructor: Isabelle Roland (Viola Department Head)
Class Time: Mondays, 4:30-6:30pm once per month (4 classes per term) Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30pm, once per month (4 classes per term)
Annual Fee:
  • $320
  • $360
Class Description: This class runs on the 3rd Wednesday of every month 4:30-6:30pm (Sept - Dec & Jan - Apr).

Junior Violin Technique Class

Instructor: Evelyn Creaser

College Piano Class

Instructor: Amanda Chan, Ian Parker, Bogdan Dulu & Noel McRobbie
Class Time: Wednesdays, 5:30-7:00pm
Semester Fee:
  • $360
Class Description: Students must be accepted by Dr. Amanda Chan or be a VAM College piano student in order to take part in this class.