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DEC 3 at 4 pm - Chamber Master Class

All are welcome and encouraged to attend t he fall chamber master class on Saturday,  December 3rd, at 4pm at the Kanack School of Musical Artistry, 2077 South Clinton Avenue in Brighton .   A masterclass is a chance for...
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DECEMBER 11--Chamber Groups performing at 4:00 pm

Everyone is invited to a recital given by ensembles in the Chamber Music Program at the Kanack School of Musical Artistry. Chamber ensembles formed in September will perform at the Kanack School on  Sunday, December 11, 2016...
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DEC 15--Violin, Viola, Cello Group Concert

Our semi-annual Violin, Viola, and Cello group concert will be held on Thursday, December 15th at 7:00 p.m. It will be held in the auditorium at Council Rock Primary School (in Brighton), 600 Grosvenor Road, Rochester, NY  14610 . The...
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December 19th--Orchestra Concert

  Our semi-annual Orchestra concert will be held on Monday, December 19th at 7:00 p.m. It will be held in the auditorium at Council Rock Primary School (in Brighton), 600 Grosvenor Road, Rochester, NY  14610. The Saturday...
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Kanack School Offers "Adult Only" Camp Aug 1-5

  Kanack School of Musical Artistry “Adult Only” Summer Camp – Join members of our faculty for an exciting week of music making.  Instrumentalist of all levels (but not all ages!) are welcome to attend this...
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2016 CAD Performance Workshop and Teacher Training Sche

Performance Workshop & Teacher Training in Creative Ability Development with Alice Kay Kanack   In 1984 Dr. Suzuki nicknamed Alice Kay Kanack “Mozart’s Mother” for her ground breaking work in the...
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Who Actually Quits?

Who Actually Quits Musical Instrument Instruction — Children or Their Parents? From The Music Parents Guide - A Survival Kit for the New Music Parent Posted on   10/14/2015   Written by   TONY  ...
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Breaking the Tradition of Imitation: Creativity in Musi

From Musicovation Blog: The positive news about music, for a change. Breaking the Tradition of Imitation: Creativity in Music Education and Performance Click on the link to view an interview with Alice Kay Kanack on February 20, 2015. 
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Improvisation Tour Group performs in Toronto, NOV 2014

The Creative Ability Tour Group was formed over 20 years ago. Its purpose is to demonstrate, through live improvised concerts, that all children can develop their innate creative ability to a very high level. The students in the tour group...
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NY Times: Early Music Lessons Have Longtime Benefits

When children learn to play a musical instrument,  they strengthen a range of auditory skills . Recent studies suggest that these benefits extend all through life, at least for those who continue to be engaged with music. But a study...
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Promote lifelong feelings of well-being--brief article

Music and art provide the two most important elements needed to promote lifelong feelings of well-being. These elements are distraction and purpose. Each helps remove us from our day to day worries, our focus on loss or on feelings of isolation....
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Creative Ability + Music = Musicality,
Musicality + Technical Facility = Artistry