I am so proud to see my students all show us their progress & musical expression in the Mother's Day Recital at St Stephen's Anglican Church. That was the day and milestone in their learning journey. Also, thank you for many family members or friends there to enjoy the recital, and to give their support to the performers. Over the years, I have been lucky to have musical mentors to guide me. One of whom, was my late father in law, Tony Newstead. Tony was a renowned jazz tr
11. Swan Lake (by Alice Zhang) Alice Zhang will be performing a well-known ballet theme song “Swan Lake” composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Some of you might have seen the Swan Lake ballet or movie. For those who don’t know, Swan Lake is a romantic ballet in four acts. It is about a prince who falls in love with the princess. But she was turned into a swan by a curse. However, there are many different endings of Swan Lake. Alice will show you her favourite ending. 12.
Today we have a really great group of performers from very young to “young at heart”, both from Melbourne as well as other countries, as far away as China and Greece. Let’s talk about today’s program. Over the next 90 minutes, we’ll have 22 performances, ranging in style from classical to new age. We’ll have some others apart from piano performance as well. 1. Nocturne (by Kieran Ooi & Grace Newstead) Kieran Ooi and I will be playing “Nocturne”. Kieran will be performing the
I’m excited to share the details of my first student recital, this Mother’s day, 13th May! Ever since I migrated to Melbourne and started teaching piano here, I’ve had a dream to hold an event to let my students perform. Having joined competitions back in Hong Kong, I found that an event like this - a recital, is a great opportunity to be challenged, to grow and learn from the experience and of course get to have family and friends to enjoy the moment with you. So one of my n