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Newsletter
November 2023
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Dear parents & students,

 November is just around the corner! Congratulations to everyone who has successfully completed our 21 day practice challenge! We hope you keep this new habit of daily practice going forward as it is invaluable for progress!
 
Thank you to all of our performers and guests who made our October Music Festival a success! It is always a pleasure to see our students present their hard work!
You can check our Instagram for live recording of the concert 

WINTER CONCERTS
November is all about preparing for winter concerts!
 Group classes will be preparing for their in-class winter concerts taking place during regular class time December 15th-21st. This is the last week before our winter break. We can accommodate up to 3 guests per student in the class:-) 
 
Individual students will be preparing for their winter recital on December 15th. The deadline to sign up for this winter recital is November 19th. 
 
We also have several exciting offerings beyond our individual piano and group keyboard classes! Scroll to learn more! 

-88Keys Team
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Individual Student's Winter Recital
Individual students are invited to perform at their winter recital taking place:
 
Friday, December 15th between 4:30pm - 7:30pm
at Infiniti Strings (violin shop)
located at 351 Ferrier St #1, Markham, ON L3R 5Z2
Price: $25 / performing student

The deadline to sign up for this winter recital is November 19th! To register, please email us at info@88keys.ca or fill out the registration form linked below. Please make sure to indicate names of ALL participating students in your family.
 Thank you!
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October 31st
Unionville Music Competition registration and payment deadline
 
November 5th
Daylight Savings Ends: Clocks go back one hour at 2am 

November 5th
Daylight Savings Ends: Clocks go backone hour at 2am 
 
November 11th
Remembrance Day
 
November 15th
Deadline to sign up for idividual student's recital.
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Sick Policy
This is a friendly reminder to all community members to please stay home if sick or feeling unwell regardless of whether it is Covid.
 
We understand some students have a habitual or asthmatic cough that can last for a long time - please let us and your teacher know and continue to wear masks during flares,
Thank you! :-) 
Unionville Music Competition (UMC) 2023
The Unionville Music Competition (UMC) returns this year!
Young talents are welcome to enter into various competition categories which vary by age and whether entering as RCM or non-RCM curriculum participants. Registration is currently OPEN!
 
The registration & payment deadline is October 31st. We encourage all interested students to let their teachers know and to find out more about the competition from the UMC siteClick the buttons below for more information!
Syllabus | Rules & Regulations | Registration
Vocal Group Class with Ms. Alondra
Calling all songbirds! Our vocal group class is coming back!

We are so happy to announce the return of our group voice program led by

Ms. Alondra!  Here is another opportunity to enrich children's musical learning with mastery of the most unique instrument... their voice! This fun program works to help children develop confidence in their singing and speech, all to the tune of a variety of grooves including classical, easy jazz, and pop tunes!


We are looking to run our vocal class on Saturdays @9:35 AM for approx 50 minutes each. The program runs until June. 
Interested? Email us to let us know!
NEW! Composition Master Group Class

Calling all composers!!

We are so excited to announce that we will be offering a new composition masterclass group program this academic year! Under the instruction of our teachers Ms. Alondra and Mr.D who hold a master of music composition, students will learn everything about composing and playing the songs of their own creative imagination!!

 

Learn more about the program and the value of composition skills from

Ms. Alondra & Mr. D in the interview below!

 

If you are interested or have any questions, please email us!

Kindermusik for Babies & Toddlers
Runs every Wednesday for approx 45 minutes:
@10:00: Wiggle & Grow
(18m-36m)
@11:15 Cuddle & Bounce
(18m-36m)
 
Email us to reserve your spot!
Support Local Feature:& Lunas Fantasy Decor

Local designer of Art Toys and Cards Nelli Voronel is pleased to invite you to the wonderland of imagination and handmade fantasy. Every Imaginelli  handmade item is a one-of-a-kind created with love to bring light and peace to our world. Custom orders and inscriptions are welcome to make the perfect gift for loved ones!

 

You are kindly invited to visit  Imaginelli virtual showroom on  https://www.facebook.com/nel.tka

Or email her at: 

netka2012@gmail.com

Natalya Bolonkina of Lunas Fatasy Decor creates beautiful handmade Christmas tree ornaments using the techniques of decoupage, folk painting, and working with velvet.
 
Christmas is around the corner! Custom orders make the perfect gift for loved ones!

You are invited to check out her work!
You may find her creations and contact Natalya on instagram 
Support Local: See what's in the neighbourhood! :-)

Are you interested in art classes covering drawing, modelling, painting and more?

 

Bright Palette Art School

hosted by Ms. Natalia at 88Keys (On site)

Call: 647-292-8720 Email: risoviata@gmail.com 

We are so excited to bring the colors to our school! 

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