July 2014 – Suzuki Day

  Suzuki Day 5th July 2014 The academy’s annual summer Suzuki Day involved a visiting team of Suzuki string specialists from the UK to lead a packed day of musical activities for around thirty young violinists and cellists aged 5-9.  As well as individual and group tuition, the day gave an introduction to Dalcroze: There […]

June 2014 – Royal College of Music JD Day-Trip

  Royal College of Music Junior Department Day-Trip 21st June 2014 On Saturday 21st June 2014 a group of eight students aged 11-14 had the opportunity to spend a full day at the Royal College of Music Junior Department in London.  Flying over in the morning, the sun was shining and the excitement was already […]

June 2014 – Saxophone Workshop

  Saxophone Workshop 7th June 2014 On Saturday 7th June 2014 a Saxophone workshop took place, led by Andrew Harvey, who will be teaching at the academy from September.  The session was attended by around twenty young saxophonists, starting with a beginner’s taster hour in which complete beginners had the opportunity to try an instrument. […]

May 2014 – Liberation International Music Festival 2014

  Liberation International Music Festival 2014 May 7th-11th 2014 The academy is proud to be involved in the educational side of the Liberation International Music Festival, as well as being the centre for all chamber music rehearsals during the week, and the accommodation centre for most of the visiting musicians. A whole range of educational […]

April 2014 – Lunchtime Concert Series at 16 New Street

  Lunchtime Concert Series at 16 New Street   Each Tuesday in April 2014 A series of lunchtime concerts organised by the academy in partnership with the National Trust took place in the beautiful setting of 16 New Street, the National Trust’s Georgian property in the town centre. April 2nd : Victoria College String Quartet […]

March 2014 – 16 New Street with the National Trust

  16 New Street concert series with the National Trust March 24th-28th 2014 For the academy’s Spring Term Project Week the beautiful Georgian property of 16 New Street, owned by the National Trust, became a centre for a whole week of student concerts.  In total, six concerts took place during the week, giving the opportunity […]

February 2014 – Director of Violin for the British Suzuki Institute

  Director of Violin for the British Suzuki Institute visit 19th-21st February 2014 In an initiative led by Vanessa Moore, Barbara Parham, Director of Violin for the British Suzuki Institute, visited the island for a project with the young Suzuki violin students. She spent the week supervising lessons, giving advice, and led a group session with […]

February 2014 – Musical Tour to Coutances

  Musical Tour to Coutances 24th-27th February 2014 A group of five local students and three teachers from the academy spent three musical days in France with the Ecole de Musique de Coutances, the music service for Coutances and the surrounding area.  The Jersey students joined forces with their French counterparts to deliver three concerts […]

February 2014 – Discovery Concert: Debussy

  Discovery Concert: Debussy Saturday 15th February 2014 The Montalban Piano Trio – Young-Pyo Lee (violin), Emmanuelle Dumas (cello), Chris George (piano) – and flautists Claire Boleat and Andrew Harvey presented a concert focussing on the life and works of Claude Debussy.  A packed Vermont Hall enjoyed a range of music commencing with his Piano […]