Upcoming Events and Announcements:
Congratulations to the Phillip A. Hughes Foundation Scholarship Recipients! How about some GOOD NEWS?! CONGRATULATIONS to all our CSM students who received the annual "Phillip A. Hughes Foundation" Scholarship! This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate "an aptitude in and passion for the musical arts" and we couldn't be more proud of these recipients! A very special thanks to our friends and partners at the Phillip A. Hughes Foundation for supporting the arts and helping fuel the dreams and pursuits of musicians and artists in our region! Learn more about the PAHF and their annual Golf Tournament below.
The following CSM students have been awarded scholarships this year (results posted as we receive announcements):
Eva Ulreich (Ms. Tara/Ms. Alyssa)
Alexis Freire (Ms. Alyssa)
Bhavya Jha (Dr. Deniz)
Amelia Sheppard (Mr. Matt)
Caitlin Robinson (Dr. Taylor)
Daniel Robinson (Dr. Taylor)
Noah Evans (Ms. Rosemary)
Evan Bertoglio (Ms. Lisa)
Addie King (Ms. Tara/Dr. Deniz)
Learn more about the PAHF at https://www.philapalooza.org/
"The mission of The Phillip A. Hughes Foundation is to support youth programs and deserving children that demonstrate an aptitude in and a passion for the musical arts. Proceeds will benefit the children of Fauquier, Loudoun, Culpeper and Rappahannock counties through gifts of private instruction, instruments, and scholarships for those pursuing an education in music after high school.
PAHF's main fundraiser is the Philapalooza Golf Tournament, held every June or July on the hottest day of the year at Stonewall Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia."
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*NEW "Intermediate Composition" 8-week course! Thursdays from 4:15-5:00pm. Starting Thursday, February 11!
Mr. Quentin Walston (CSM Jazz Piano and Composer) is offering a new "Intermediate Composition" course geared for middle or high school students who have a little experience or have taken classes/lessons in composition and are ready to progress in their studies. This class explores in greater depth concepts of music theory and composition.
We will learn about specific aspects of music theory, as well as dedicate time to listening and discussion. Attendance to the prior course is not a prerequisite, however a firm knowledge of basic theory is needed. This course will be beneficial to both aspiring composers and musicians curious about the music’s construction!
-Listening to selected work(s)
-Discussion on large and small features
-Collaboration on composition assignments
-Providing in-depth feedback to student compositions
Our eight-week class will conclude with a “Composers’ Showcase” to premier works by the student composers!"
Cost is $15 per class session. Please email: Quentin@QuentinWalston.com and Mr. Matt (CSM Studio Manager) at: firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more details. Don't delay - reserve your spot today!
Mr. Wayne in "The Rules of the Game" Podcast interview!
Have you heard? Mr. Wayne (CSM Owner/Founder), was recently interviewed by Leesburg native and podcaster, Butch Porter, in his Rules of the Game podcast! Click the link below to listen to the whole podcast and discover some of the stories, inspiration and discussion about how CSM came to be as well as discussion on discovering "hidden" talent and learning music! The "Rules of the Game" (ROTG) is a new podcast from Great Conversation(s) and Independent Education (IndED). Host, Butch Porter, interviews guests in his home town of Leesburg, VA, to focus on ideas which extend beyond the local, but often start there. CLICK HERE to listen to the podcast!
Virtual lessons, for all students, abilities, ages and locations available! We are excited to continue offering online video lessons across all our lessons studios via Zoom! Online learning allows us to continue the learning process remotely, especially in light of our current circumstances. If you are unable to attend lessons on-site at CSM due to illness, social distancing or closure, we are still able to provide students with the opportunity to meet for lessons online via video conferencing lessons! All you need is a internet-connected laptop, tablet or phone with microphone and camera. Your teacher will email a "Zoom" link to click to join a lesson live at your lesson time. Sign-up online or email: email@example.com for details! Also, check out the following links for more info. and Zoom Tips/Tricks!
Zoom Homepage Link: www.zoom.us
Check back later for more CSM and community updates!