March 2013 – End of Term Concert

  End of Term Concert Friday 22nd March 2013, JAM All students had the opportunity to perform in the End of Term Concert, which presented solo performances from children aged six to sixteen.  An eclectic mix of piano, violin, cello, flute and brass performances was given in front of a packed hall of parents, families […]

March 2013 – Jersey International Masterclasses Launch Event

  Jersey International Masterclasses Launch Event Wednesday 20th March, JAM Background A wonderful new event promoting musical excellence will take place from July 26th to 5th August.  The Jersey International Masterclasses has been established through the partnership of the Jersey Academy of Music, Royal College of Music, The Tsukanov Family Foundation and Vladimir Spivakov International […]

March 2013 – JAM String Day

    JAM String Day Saturday 16th March 2013, JAM This day was dedicated to all the string instrument students at the academy, and different activities were organised for the violin and cello students.  Emmanuelle Dumas rehearsed the JAM Cello Ensemble in a variety of different pieces including Mission Impossible and Skyfall, assisted kindly by […]

March 2013 – Discovery Concert – Brahms

  Discovery Concert – Brahms Fri 15th March, 7pm, JAM Young-Pyo Lee (violin), Emmanuelle Dumas (cello), and Chris George (piano) This concert presented a variety of wonderful music for violin, cello and piano by Johannes Brahms, one of the greatest composers of the romantic period.  The selection of works performed included his Hungarian Dances for […]

March 2013 – Dorothy Chapman Trust String Concert

  Dorothy Chapman Trust String Concert Thu 14th March, 8pm, Georgetown Methodist Church The Dorothy Chapman Trust has provided valuable support to string instrument students on the island for many years, ranging from assisting advanced students with the cost of specialist lessons in the UK, to the purchase of beginner-level mini violins and cellos for […]

February 2013 – Madeira Music Competition Tour

  Madeira Music Competition Tour February 8th-13th, Escola Das Artes, Funchal Four students spent half term at the International Forum of Musical Performance and Pedagogy in Funchal, Madeira, along with teachers Emmanuelle Dumas, Chris George and Young-Pyo Lee.  The tour was supported by the Jersey Arts Trust, and involved an intensive mixture of performing, practising, […]

January 2013 – Natalie Clein Cello Workshop

  Natalie Clein Cello Workshop Saturday 26th January, JAM A wonderful morning of cello playing involving fifteen young cellists took place as part of the education work provided by Music In Action.  International cellist Natalie Clein (www.natalieclein.com) created a fun and relaxing environment for the young students to perform, following which she worked with them […]

January 2013 – Sam Bisson and Students Piano Concert

  Sam Bisson and Students Piano Concert Saturday 19th January, JAM A feast of piano music was presented In this concert, in which Sam Bisson’s piano students performed a variety works ranging from ‘Hannah from Montana’ through to ‘I Giorni’ by Einaudi.  After all the students played, Sam performed three works, Debussy’s ‘Gollywog’s Cakewalk’, Chopin’s […]