Festival Director Gabriel Lee and Festival Artists Andrew Filmer and Thu Zar Thant Zin will deliver a violin/viola pedagogy workshop focusing on the left hand.
8-9 PM, Friday 17th July 2020
Introduction to Jazz Improvisation Workshop
Festival Assistant Director Saw Win Maw and Festival Artist Goesta Mueller will introduce improvisational strategies to improvisers of all levels.
8-9PM, Saturday 18th July 2020
Forum - Studying Music Abroad
Are you a musician looking to further your music studies abroad? What are the options available, and how do you apply for scholarships? Our Virtual Forum: Studying Music Abroad will feature four young Myanmar musicians with a broad range of perspectives and experiences, having studied music in various parts of the world: Austria, Germany, Israel, the United States, Singapore and China.
9-10PM, Monday 20th July 2020
Chamber Music Workshop - The Visual Language of Musical Collaboration
Performing on stage reminds us that while we spend much time alone practicing, music is very much about collaboration and partnership. In chamber music, a significant part of that community feel is visual communication: how to cue, indicate a strong accent, even create a musical atmosphere together.
Festival Associate Director Leslie Tan and Festival Artist Andrew Filmer will discuss concepts and strategies of this visual language. 430-530 PM, Thursday 23rd July 2020
Vocal Pedagogy Workshop - Singing for Everyone
Festival Artists Hyeonjeong Kim, Chi Hoe Mak and Ye Lynn Han will discuss the various methodologies in vocal pedagogy. Singers of all levels are encouraged to attend!
8-930 PM, Thursday 23rd July 2020
Myanmar Traditional Music Panel Discussion
Traditional Music Director Dr Su Zar Zar and Festival Artists Wai Hin Ko Ko and Maru Seng Hkawn will share on the various types of Myanmar Traditional Music, and discuss how these musical styles can be taken forward into the context of the 21st Century.
Date and Time TBC
An Insight into ABRSM Exams
Festival Artist and Southeast Asia Regional Consultant for ABRSM Ryan Lewis will give an insight into the most internationally recognized music examinations system in the world.
Date and Time TBC
Virtual Concert - Here's to you, Ludwig! This concert will showcase our Festival Artists and the rich tradition of classical music in celebration of Beethoven’s 250th Anniversary via a Facebook Livestream on 18th July 2020.
8pm, Sunday 19th July 2020
Virtual Concert - Conversations from Afar
This concert will be performed by the Festival Directors, Artists, and selected Participants. The programme will include prize-winning competition entries, jazz and fusion performances, and creative compositions featuring traditional Burmese music together with Western and Chinese instruments, to create a cross-cultural experience.