Upcoming Workshops and Talks

2011 Fall LAMBDA Piano Pedagogy Workshop Series (September to December 2011)

Admission: $40 per workshop (with the exception of the RCM Piano Pedagogy Workshop) Pricing for RCM Workshop TBA


PAST Talks, Workshops and Masterclasses

23rd January 2011 (Sunday) Free Piano Recital by students of Dr. Wonny Song at Pianos Andre Bolduc on collector's Fazioli Piano

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Venue address: Pianos Andre Bolduc

7719, boul. Saint-Laurent, Montreal, QC H2R 1X1

Cocktail is served after the concert

Venue Phone (514) 788-5767

Inquiry Phone (514) 697-9991


29th January 2011 (Sunday)  Free Piano Masterclasses by Dr. Angela Chan & Dr. Wonny Song

Location: Concert Hall, Lambda School of Music and Fine Arts, 4989 Boul des Sources, Pierrefonds, Quebce, H8Y3E3, Canada

Inquiry: (514) 697-9991

10:00 a.m. to noon         Dr. Angela Chan     Beginner to RCM Grade 4 level

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.   Dr. Angela Chan     RCM Grade 5 to Grade 9 level

4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.   Dr. Wonny Song     RCM Grade 10 to concert performer's level

Performers: Please call (514) 697-9991 to book for a phone audition for performance category placement

Auditors: Free admission, first come first serve


Piano Pedagogy Workshops Series 2011 (January to June)




Previous talks and workshops 2010


13th November 2010 (Saturday) Piano Masterclass with Prof. Kyoko Hashimoto

21st November 2010 (Sunday) FREE TALK for parents - Strengthening Parental Bonding through sharing the Joy of Music by Dr. Angela Chan

6th December 2010 (Monday) Piano Pedagogy Workshop with Prof. Caroline Holden - On Alexander Technique









Piano Pedagogy Workshops 2010 Fall

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.




13 Sept, 2010

Dr. Angela Chan

Starting on the right note

Part 1: Developing a rapport with parents and new students, setting the ground rules in the piano studio.

Part 2: Cultivating effective practice attitudes and habits from the very beginning

11 Oct, 2010

Mr. Francois Gagnon & Dr. Angela Chan

Understanding the piano from a scientific and artistic perspective.

Examining the inner workings of the piano with seasoned piano tuner Francois Gagnon through studying its mechanisms, and how this relates to piano technique and aesthetics of interpretation as a performer and teacher with Dr. Angela Chan.

8 Nov 2010

Dr. Wonny Song

Discovery and exploration of the artistic palette of sound through touch and pedaling.

Dr. Song will discuss and demonstrate how musical sensitivity and expression can be achieved through a balance of purposeful listening and refined technical control.

6 Dec 2010

Ms. Caroline Holden (Alexander Technique Clinician) & Dr. Angela Chan

Overcoming psychological and physical inhibitions of practice and musical performance.

This workshop aims to free the pianist from excessive tension by liberating the artist from within through exploration of relaxation techniques and movement exercises.










Piano Pedagogy Workshop

Date: 12th April, Monday.

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Topic: Musical Performance Analysis and Pedagogical Trouble shooting

Presenter: Dr. Angela Chan




Jorge Chaminé Workshop and Master Class Series





FREE Masterclass Participation and Auditing co-presented by Dr. Wonny Song and Dr. Angela Chan

Conducted by concert artist Dr. Wonny Song and pedagogue Dr. Angela Chan

Date:  5th June 2010 (Saturday)

Elementary to Intermediate level:  1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Advanced to Performance Level: 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Please call (514) 697-9991 for inquiries      Limited enrolment, first come first serve








Forthcoming talks by Dr. Angela Chan


(1) How to select an appropriate instrument for your child? Choice of a digital piano or an acoustic piano?

How to choose the best instrument within the confines of a specific budget?

Important considerations when buying a pre-owned piano.


(2) Learning the basics of musical notation and piano keyboard skills to help your child practice properly at home.


(3) Building up a supportive structure - Strategies to inspire and encourage your child to practice at home.


* We are also open to suggested topics that are of interest to the general public.

For more information:

Please call us at (514) 697-9991

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Location: 4989 Boul des Sources, Pierrefonds, Quebec, H8Y 3E3, Canada.




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