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What’s ON at AMA
February 2018

Hello and welcome back!

Hope everyone is excited for the new school term, we are pleased to announce that last month's Pre-Rising Stars and AMA Chamber Music Summer School Performance was a great success! Congratulations to all our performers!  

We have lots of exciting news for the upcoming semester.
 

Australia Day Award
Congratulations to Mr Fox Chan JP, Director of Arco Music Academy for being nominated as Citizen of the Year 2018 on Australia day for his service and contribution to the community! Fox, as a brilliant musician has provided students of AMA top quality music education. He also heads the Arco Music Academy Chamber Orchestra and has recently collaborated with staff from Sydney Conservatorium to start the Pre Rising Stars Program, which nurtures the growth of very young musicians.

Under his direction, Arco Music Academy has became one of the most prestigious music academies in Sydney and a platform for our young musicians to develop into mature artists. Once again, congratulations to Fox for his achievement and our deepest thanks!


Georges River Lunar New Year Performance!
AMACO has been invited by St Georges River Council to perform at the Lunar New Year Performance for year of the Dog, the performance will be held on the 10th February 1:40pm and we will be performing on the out door stage on Forest Road with some Mozart, Elgar and Chinese Music. Please come and watch our performance at 1:30pm! See you there and let's celebrate together!

The Pre-Rising Stars Training Program (PRSTP), directed by Dr Paul Rickard-Ford and proudly associated with Arco Music Academy and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, is intended to help prepare young students for successful entry into the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Open Academy Rising Stars Junior Program. Applications are now open and children aged 3 years old will be eligible to apply for the PRSTP, although older children up to the age of 6 may apply. All students will follow the program devised by Dr Paul Rickard-Ford. For more information, please click the link About Us - Pre Rising Stars Training Program or visit http://www.arcomusic.com.au/page.php?st=38

PRSTP Open Masterclass
Due to the high interest of applicants for the PRSTP, Dr Paul Rickard-Ford has decided to give a Free Masterclass and Q&A session on Sunday 4th of Feb, 9:30-11:30am. Seating is limited so please reserve your seat ASAP if you wish to attend.
 

AMACO Extra rehearsal
It was lovely meeting all our AMACO members last week, due to the tight schedual for our next performance, we would like to add in an extra rehersal date for AMACO SENIOR orchestra on Thursday 1st February, and 8th of February from 7-9pm. please regularly check emails for updates, wish to see you guys soon! 

KEY DATES:
04/02/2018 - Dr Paul Rickard-Ford Masterclass
08/02/2018 - Thursday AMACO extra rehearsal 7pm-9pm
10/02/2018 - Lunar New Year Performance 
12/02/2018 - PRSTP Commence

Thank you all for your continued support of our students. We look forward to seeing you soon at Arco Music Academy.
 
Best wishes, 
AMA Team
 
 
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*Agapi Achieved A, she is also a member of AMACO

 

*Daniel Hu achieved A+, he is also a member of AMACO

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