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Piano on the Boardwalk: why we chose New Westminster's River Market Quay for Pianos on the Street
Throughout our Pianos on the Street project this summer a lot of people have asked us the same question: how do we choose our locations for each piano? When answering this...
Painting Pianos on the Street in New Westminster
One of the most exciting aspects of Pianos on the Street has been the collaborations that have occurred with so many different groups throughout the Lower Mainland. These pianos...
The Quick Guide to Piano Exams, for Students and Parents
Some of the first questions a parent ask when their children is taking their first piano lessons is, "when should my child take his/her Grade 1 piano exams?" Parents...
Hearing Loss for Musicians
Musicians, and those who work closely with live music on a regular basis, are consistently exposed to noises to unsafe volume levels for prolonged periods. Generally speaking, two...
How to Prepare a Piano for Storage
A lot of people ask me how you should store your piano, so this quick helpful article would be a good start! First off, a piano is a large, but delicate instrument. It’s generally...
Why the Progress You Make in the Practice Room Seems to Disappear Overnight (From Bulletproof Musician)
(This wonderful article is an excerpt from bulletproofmusician.com) Have you ever been frustrated by the fact that you can take a difficult passage, work on it for a bit, get it...
學習鋼琴的”真與假” - By Julia Cheung
學習鋼琴的”真與假” 在温琴華的華人莘莘學子中, 學習鋼琴是一個非常普遍的現象. 很多的家庭都會放置著一臺鋼琴或電子鋼琴. 有些家庭甚至會將一臺三角鋼琴擺放家中, 作為一個標緻而漂亮的傢俱. 究竟學習鋼琴是甚麼一回事? 很多坊間流傳有關學習鋼琴的說法, 或是一般學生和家長深信的意念又是甚麼一回事? 一般來說, 孩子開始學琴,...
“ 學習鋼琴之道 – 音樂教育講座 ”
我們誠意邀請 您來參與, 也請將信息發放, 與親友分享, 邀請蒞臨參加 . 日期: 4月 27 日 (星期日) 下午5時 – 6時半 地點: 溫哥華1495 西 8 街 ( 四樓 ) @ Masonic Centre “ 學習鋼琴之道, 不祗是彈奏幾首樂曲, 也包括了很多學習範疇 ” . 第二講的重點在於視譜訓練. 四月論壇題目: “...
Survey: study on parents’ attitudes and involvement in children’s instrumental music learning.
SUBJECT INFORMATION AND CONSENT SHEETS Project Title: Parental Attitudes and Involvement in Their Children's Music Learning You are invited to participate in the...
Vlada Mars Solo Live Piano Performance
Vlada Mars will be performing Live On Saturday, November 23 at 7 pm On A Mason And Hamlin Grand Piano at the Buschlen Mowatt Gallery 1445 Georgia Street Vancouver Tickets are $20...
Interview with Ian Parker for the up coming concert with Lions Gate Sinfonia Oct 5
  The Lions Gate Sinfonia has once again brought the incredibly talented Ian Parker back to his home town of Vancouver for a night you will remember.  On Saturday,...
AN AFTERNOON OF MUSIC FOR OUR STUDENTS, FROM OUR STUDENTS: THE YOUNG ARTISTS’ CONCERTO GALA, WITH THE VANCOUVER METROPOLITAN ORCHESTRA
AN AFTERNOON OF MUSIC FOR OUR STUDENTS, FROM OUR STUDENTS: THE YOUNG ARTISTS’ CONCERTO GALA, WITH THE VANCOUVER METROPOLITAN ORCHESTRA PRESENTED BY THE MOZART SCHOOL OF MUSIC AT...
Summer Chamber Music Program
North Shore Music Academy Summer Chamber Music Program Private Lessons are available during July and August in piano, violin, cello, guitar, voice, flute, clarinet, saxophone and...
FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY TO PTF MEMBERS FOR THE UPCOMING LIONS GATE SINFONIA CONCERT AT THE CENTENNIAL THEATRE!
As Proud Sponsors of the Lions Gate Sinfonia, The PTF Is Giving Away 10 Free Tickets To Our Members! Be the first in-line. Simply call or Email us Today: sean@...
Hands On Piano: PianoMaria Students' Compositions
I am making a book with the songs my students wrote since 2007. Unfortunately, I only have some of the notebooks, I've moved since and I don't see the same students anymore. But I...
Interview With Mason & Hamlin Vice-President Tom Lagomarsino: The World’s Definitive Performance Instrument Lands In Vancouver
Sean Pacey with the Mason & Hamlin CC-94 Concert Grand Distinguished concert artists around the world agree that the Mason & Hamlin CC-94 Concert Grand is, and of its own...
Exploration into Musical Magnificence: An Insider’s Look at the Mason & Hamlin Piano Company
Last month, select members of Pacey's Pianos flew out to Boston, Massachusetts, for a decorative, complimentary tour of the Mason & Hamlin Piano Company factory. It was...
Dealing with busy teenagers - how to help them practice
Several of my advance students are now in Gr. 11and 12 in highschool and they are stressing out because they don't have the time practice properly. It is really quite crazy...
Teaching Students with Special Needs
Teaching Students with Special Needs is a rewarding if somewhat challenging experience. Years ago, when I was a young inexperienced teacher, a music studio assigned me an organ...
Benefits of Integrative Music and Language Education
As some people regard language as a type of music and its process of learning is very similar to that of music (Gordon, 2003), it stands to reason that integrating language...