December 2010 --
Simon Kuttner, an MYC-graduate of Jocelyn Douglas in
Ottawa-Nepean, ON will be awarded the 2010 Silver Medal for Grade 3
Piano by the Royal Conservatory of Music. His mark was 97%. The
Ontario and Quebec Silver Medal Awards Ceremony will take place on
Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 at the Royal Conservatory, TELUS Centre for
Performing and Learning in Toronto.
Sister Lillian Gaudet in Antigonish, NS began teaching Ruthie
Stanley-Blackwell at 3 years old. Ruthie is now 9 1/2 and has received
Conservatory Canada's Medal of Excellence for the highest mark in Nova
Scotia in Grade 1 Piano.
Besides studying piano, Ruthie also takes voice and ballet
lessons and enjoys all types of music. She is pictured below with
Sister Lillian Gaudet.
MYC teacher Arpi Meguerditchian in Mount Royal, QC had the
following Conservatory Canada Silver Medalists: Ben Rossy, Grade 2 Piano
and Julian Guidote, Grade 4 Piano.
Joanne Grant whose student Yan Groushvitski in Saint-Laurent QC received a Silver Medal for Grade 1 Piano.
And Lise Gauthier, Coordinator for Quebec, also had the
following students receive Silver Medals for their theory exams: Eolie
Delisle, Theory 1 in Ste. Julie and Sevan Kouyoumdjian, Theory 2 in
Congratulations to all of these Music for Young Children
graduates. It is quite remarkable to see so many MYC-grads continue to
receive these Silver Medals which reflects the very high quality of
musical training offered by Music for Young Children.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Public Relations Manager