NSRMTA 80th Anniversary Conference

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Friday June 09 & Saturday June 10, 2017

Conference registration $75 (includes everything except optional Scotia Festival concerts)

Please note that more information is to follow in late February / early March. All information is subject to change at any time.

Friday, June 09, 2017 (All events at the MCPA)

9:30-10:00 Registration (outside Room 4 MCPA)

10:00 – 11:45 Master Class with Dr. Janet Lopinski – advanced students playing Chopin pieces – by invitation only. (Room 4)

Strings workshop TBA (Room 6).   Set up in Room 3 for Lunch.

11:45 – 12:45 LUNCH sponsored by RCM (Room 3)

12:45 – 1:45 New Celebration Theory – Advanced levels 9, 10 and ARCT syllabus – Dr. Janet Lopinski (Room 6)

1:45 – 2:00 Break (Room 6)

2:00 – 3:30 Chopin Mazurkas Dr. Janet Lopinski (Room 6)

3:30 – 4:30 Scholarship Competition winners’ concert (Room 4)

Dinner on your own

7:00 p.m. optional concert The Scotia Festival at the Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre. Featuring: Djokic Family Concert: Kodaly Duo:  Marc Djokic violin, Denise Djokic, cello. Beethoven Kreutzer Sonata:  Marc Djokic, violin, Lynn Stodola, piano. Hatzis Dystopia: Marc Djokic, violin. Faure Quartet in G minor: Marc Djokic, violin, Philippe Djokic, viola, Denise Djokic, cello, Lynn Stodola, piano. Ticket price, special for NSRMTA members $15

Saturday, June 10, 2017 (Event locations vary)

9:30-10:30 AGM (MCPA Room 6)

10:30-10:45 Break (Room 6)

10:45 – 11:15 Dr. Jan McMillan – paper presentation (Room 6)

11:15 – 12:45 ARCT Piano Vive Voce demonstration examination – Dr. Janet Lopinski –  (MCPA Room 4)

1:30 – 3:00 Gala luncheon – University Club – Dalhousie University. Forrest Kinney DVD greetings and performing variations on a Happy Birthday and songs from Nova Scotia. Greetings from  Dr. Janet Lopinski, Dr. Jan McMillan, Dr. Gary Ingle, Dr. Jennifer Farrell.

3:00 – 3:30 go from University Club to Dr. Piano’s showrooms.

3:30 – 5:00 Body and Voice Workshop with Paula Rockwell – Dr Piano, Bayer’s Road, Halifax.

Dinner on your own

7 p.m.  Optional concert – Scotia Festival – Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie University.  Mozart 12 Variations in C Major – John Novacek, piano. Bartok Rhapsody No. 2  James, Ehnes, violin; Janacek String Quartet:  James, Ehnes, violin; Giora Schmidt violin; Richard O’Neill viola; Ani Azavoorian, cello. Mendelssohn Octet: James Ehnes, violin, Marc Djokic, violin, Giora Schmidt, violin, Airi Yoshioka, violin, Richard O’Neill, viola, Kerry Kavalo, viola,Denise Djokic, cello,Ani Azravoorian, cello. Ticket price $35/30.