Did You Know?

Did you know that some people see colours when they listen to...

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Did you know that some people see colours when they listen to music? For example, Mozart did! Experiencing musical notes as colors is only one form of synesthesia. Dr. Oliver Sacks describes synesthesia as "an immediate, physiological coupling of two sorts of sensation." So your C could be red and G purple, how cool is that?

Sunny;s Choice

This month Sunny's choice is "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?"...

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This month Sunny's choice is:

Can You Feel the Love Tonight? - Sir Elton John

Photos

Every year, we have a concert in June and a concert in December where our students have a chance...

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Every year, we have a concert in June and a concert in December where our students have a chance to show off what they've learned and to exchange musical ideas. Here are galleries from our latest concerts. We are very proud of all of our students!

Quotes

ʺLet us have fantasy, boldness, unexpectedness, enchantment - above all..."

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"Let us have fantasy, boldness, unexpectedness, enchantment - above all, tenderness, morbidezza!"
George Bizet, composer

George Bizet, a French Romantic composer, died at the age of only 36. He is best known for his opera Carmen. He wrote this quote in a letter to a freind.

Student's Corner

Sunny Music Studio would like to thank you for attending our 2015 Spring Concert...

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Sunny Music Studio would like to thank you for attending our 2015 Spring Concert. Your presence contributed to an enjoyable evening of music!
Our young pianists demonstrate persistence, practice and, most importantly, passion for music. They remind us to be playful and inspire us to strive for greatness. We are immensely proud!

Birthdays

It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find out that somebody remembers me.

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"It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find out that somebody remembers me."
Mark Twain

Alexandra and Christina's little brother turned 1 in May! Such a lucky boy to be growing up with two lovely sisters and surrounded by the wonders of piano music. Happy Birthday Vincent!

We would like to wish Kiara a Happy 13th Birthday!

Max also has his birthday in June. Happy Birthday Max!

Alias will be celebrating his birthday, too. Happy Birthday Alias!


“Sunny Rakovac has been leading a well-recognized private music studio for over 15 years, where she teaches piano, flute, theory, harmony and history of music. Her students have won top awards at Kiwanis competitions, Toronto Music Festival and Peel Music Festival. As a result of Sunny’s achievements in preparing students to the highest professional standards, she has been granted special designations by the Royal Conservatory of Music: an Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced Specialist for Piano, and an Elementary and Intermediate Specialist for Theory. She holds a Master of Arts degree from University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Sunny’s pedagogical practices apply to children as young as 3 years old, and extend to adult learners. She has been faithfully leading both children’s and adult choirs for over 10 years. Together, they have performed at numerous concerts and festivities, including the Santa's Parade put together by the City of Vaughan and a variety of humanitarian concerts in Toronto. Sunny’s contagious enthusiasm for music and love of making people feel relaxed and connected is reflected in those who are in her company during rehearsals.”





Starting at first under her mom’s tutelage, Jelena has dedicated the last 15 years to teaching piano. She is a certified Piano Teacher and has been designated by the Royal Conservatory of Music as an Elementary Piano Specialist. Jelena is also an Ontario College of Teachers certified Biology and Social Sciences teacher.
Her special area of interest is understanding how the young mind works and how we acquire knowledge. Getting to know her students and their ways of learning well is key to planning engaging and fun lessons to create a place where learning happens organically and where students feel at ease. Jelena teaches in Toronto area. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Education from York University.




 

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