ACTKA NEWS 2018
ACTKA Piano Competition 2018
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL ACTKA 2018 COMPETITION PRIZE WINNERS!
1st prize: Dylan Num
2nd prize: Ziqi Gu
1st prize: Eric Wong
2nd prize: Miani Kirk
3rd prize: Matthew Wang
1st prize: Jayden Lohe
2nd prize: Vivienne Tran
3rd prize: Christopher Taylor
Special prize for Best Performance of an Australian Work: Patrick Gu
Special prize for Best Performance of a work from the Classical Period: Vivienne Tran
Special thanks to our wonderful adjudicator Dr. Jeanell Carrigan!
PD DAY WITH SAMANTHA COATES: OCTOBER 28, 2018
We all had a fabulous time with Samantha Coates on Sunday learning more about encouraging & motivating our students, developing as teachers, sharing our passion for music, teaching valuable skills such as sight reading. Thanks so much for sharing your wealth of knowledge and experience, Sam!
Samantha’s presentation covered:
*Creating expert sight-readers
*Developing a healthy technique
*The over-scheduled child: Incentivising practice in the 21st century
*Bringing Rote & Reading together: Brand New Repertoire series from Samantha Coates
What an inspiring day!