Heliconian Hall, Mary Rezza Student Recital Sunday April 25
FROM THE STUDIO OF JACQUELINE LEUNG
Piano Student: Leanne Pham I
I am a winner of a first place trophy for the North York Music Festival 2018 and a trophy for the Mandarin Lions Festival in 2016, along with participating in Kiwanis in my earlier piano years. Along with my
many competitions, I’ve got accepted to the Claude Watson Arts program in the last year and am currently a student in the music department.
Piece: Sonata in D major; Hob XVI:33 (complete) I: Allegro, II: Adagio III: Menuet Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Date of composition:1773
FROM THE STUDIO OF ERIKA YOST
Piano Student: Craig Forrest
BIOGRAPHY: Craig moved to Toronto in April 2019 to be the Canada Country Leader for the Global Design and Advisory firm Arup. Originally from Scotland Craig has that Scottish gene that makes him wander the globe, having also lived in London, Dubai, Malaysia and Ghana plus he has worked in too many other countries to list. Craig enjoys playing golf, cycling, running, skiing, walking his dog, reading, entertaining friends and now since lockdown began, practicing piano in preparation for his Grade 1 exam.
Piece 1: Oranges and Lemons, English Folk Song arr. Boris Berlin. Length 0:56 Piece 2: What a Wonderful World, by G. D. Weiss and B. Thiele. Length 2:39
Piano Student: Robert Solomon, piano.
BIOGRAPHY: Rob is a Dermatologist as well as a music and sports enthusiast. Originally from Montreal, he loves his new piano and is eager to learn lots of theory and jazz.
Piece 1: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Spiritual arr. Faber. Length 0:55 Piece 2: Satin Doll, by Duke Ellington, arr. Rob Solomon. Length 1:08
FROM THE STUDIO OF JANA SKARECKY
Piano Student: Svasti Prakash (Level: Preparatory A)
BIOGRAPHY: I am 8 years old. I go to Churchill Meadows School in Mississauga. I’ve been playing piano for 3 years, and
I also play the recorder. For fun I like to write short fables.
Piece 1: Rowing Round by John Milligan
Piece 2: Shadows by Dennis Alexander & Martha Mier
Piano Student: Kayley Mackie (Grade 1)
piano when I was seven years old.
am a sixteen year old pianist currently working towards finishing level 10 RCM. I first begun learning
BIOGRAPHY: I am 12 years old and I'm in grade 7. I have been playing piano for 5 years. I play the piano, clarinet and recorder. I go to school at Erin Centre Middle School in Mississauga and I am in French Immersion. I enjoy baking and going on my skateboard.
Piano Student: Rebecca Gross (Level 5)
BIOGRAPHY: I am 9 years old and have been playing the piano for 6 years. I go to the Country Day School in King City. I like to swim and I like to play with my cat.
Piece: Scamp by Christopher Norton Piano Student: Sumehda Ray (Level 8)
Biography: I have been playing piano for about 8 years. I go to Westmount Secondary School in Hamilton, where I play a lot of instruments – I play flute, clarinet, trumpet, saxophone, euphonium. I love my dog and I love the outdoors so my favourite thing in the world to do is play outdoors with my dog.
Piece: Sonata in G Major, Op.49 #2, 1st movement by Ludwig van Beethoven
FROM THE STUDIO OF LOUISE CHOCHLA
Piano Student: Madeleine Jones (Level Prep A)
School: Selwyn Public School
Other Interests: Biking, Swimming, Playing dress-up with her sister, Family hikes
Piece 1: Boogie on Broadway (duet with her father, Chris) Faber Piece 2: Song For A Scarecrow Faber
Piano Student: Lizzie Harms (Level 10)
School: Rosedale Heights, School of The Arts
Hobbies: I love playing video games and biking. I also play Alto saxophone in the Etobicoke Jazz Band
Piece 1: Rondo in D Major K 485 Mozart
Piece 2: Nocturne in e Minor, op. Posth.72, no.1 Chopin
Piano Student: Olivia Harms (Level 5)
Olivia attends Bowmore Public School and enjoys visual art and writing.
Piece: Romance in G Major Johann Hummel Piano Student: Brayden Chang (Level 3)
Biography: Age: 9
School: Selwyn Public School, grade 4
Hobbies: Hockey. As the youngest brother of four boys, he is definitely the most acitve, vocal and competitive. He loves to play and do anything with his brothers and is always the boss at home!!
Piece: Sonatina In G Major Thomas Attwood
Piano Student: Ryder Chang (Level 4)
Biography: Age: 11
He attends GA Brown middle school and is in the gifted grade 6 programme. He enjoys his growing independence and taking the tTC bus home with his older brother. He continues to stay active with dryland training with his hockey temmates and his brothers
Piece: Reflections DennisAlexander
Piano Student: Kyle Chang (Level 6)
Kyle is a gifted grade 8 student at GA Brown middle school. He has worked hard this yea to prepare for grade 9 at Neil McNeil next year. Despite not having competitive hockey he likes to stay active, going fishing and exploring our ravine backyard and Taylor Creek
Piece: Happy Time Jazz Martha Mier Student: Isabel Huot (Level 7)
Piano Student: Isabel Huot
Izzy attends Marc Garneau High School. She likes to ski and is an avid hockey player. She will play her level 7 RCM exam this spring.
Piece: Fantasy Bossa Norton
Piano Student: Codey Chang (Level 8)
Codey is an A plus student at Neil McNeil High School. Since there is currently no competitive hockey he has been playing more basketball, football and ultimate with hs family. He just got his G1 and is looking forward to taking driving lessons when restrictions are lifted
Piece: Mixed Pop arranged by Codey Chang
Piano Student: Thomas Riley (Level 6)
Tom attends Pere-Philippe-Lamarche and enjoys hockey and baseball
Piece 1: Sonatina in G Major Jan Ladislav Dussek Piece 2: On The Lake Heinrich Hofmann
Thank you for listening!!!!