Myanmar's young classical talents will be on full display as they compete for the MSM Festival Competition prizes! Monday 10am, 12th August 2019 Thara Phi Hall, National University of Arts and Culture Free Admission
Introduction to Composition
Interested to begin composing your own music or arranging your favorite tunes for your ensemble?
Come learn from composer Sulwyn Lok on the first steps to being a composer!
11am-12pm, Friday, 9th August 2019 PTL Instrument Service and Music School
Poom Prommachart: The Life of a Performer
What is it like travelling on the road being in a different country every week, and what does it take to be a top performer in the 21st century?
Come listen to Poom Prommachart share on his life as a performer and his advice for budding musicians!
130pm-230pm, Friday, 9th August 2019 PTL Instrument Service and Music School
Jazz Jam Sessions Come and learn how to improvise in a jazz setting from jazz maestros Goesta Mueller and Moe Naing!
Instrumentalists and vocalists of all levels are welcome.
130pm-330pm, Saturday, 10th August 2019 PTL Instrument Service and Music School
10am-12pm, Tuesday, 13th August 2019 Rosewood Yangon Ballroom
Dr Su Zar Zar: Traditional Music in the 21st Century
What is the role of traditional music in the 21st century?
Come and listen to Dr Su Zar Zar talk about traditional music, introducing the different styles of Myanmar music!
430pm-530pm, Saturday, 10th August 2019 PTL Instrument Service and Music School
Pedagogy Series #1 - Sharing Session for Violin Teachers
The inaugural session of our Pedagogy Series brings together a community of violin teachers to share our experiences, knowledge and struggles as an educator of one of the most difficult instruments to master! For this session, we will have a panel consisting of Dr Andrew Filmer, Gabriel Lee and Thu Zar Thant Zin, who will be leading the discussion.
Topics to be covered include: Beginner - Left hand, bow hold, posture Intermediate - Shifting Teaching Resources
10am-12pm, Wednesday, 14 August 2019 Yangon Music School
This concert will showcase our Festival Artists and the rich tradition of classical music originating from Germany, featuring the music of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and Schumann. Thursday 7.30pm, 15th August 2019 Goethe-Institut Myanmar Free Admission (Suggested Donation 10,000 MMK)
Seats are limited. Book your seats early via the link below:
Pedagogy Series #1 - Sharing Session for Music Teachers
The second session of our Pedagogy Series brings together a community of music teachers to share our experiences, knowledge and struggles as a music educator! For this session, we will have a panel consisting of Rachel Ho and Thu Zar Thant Zin, who will be leading the discussion.
Topics to be covered include: Music Theory, Musical Expression and Performance Preparation 10am-12pm, Wednesday, 14 August 2019 Yangon Music School
Come join us in a celebration of international friendships through music, featuring creative collaborations between traditional Myanmar music, dance and song, Chinese music, as well as Western classical music. There would also be a Prize Winner's Ceremony during the concert. Saturday 5pm, 17th August 2019 Grand Ballroom Rosewood Yangon Free Admission (Suggested Donation 10,000 Kyats)