January 2016: Group Classes & Teacher Spotlight

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Dear Families,
We have been so excited to see so many of you back for private voice and instrumental lessons. Please know that we teach some great group classes as well. You can find them on the website, but for just a sampling, we are featuring three wonderful classes below.

Chorales for All Ages & Preschool Musical

Class Registration can be accessed by clicking on the class name!

Preschool Musical, Three of a Kind!

Preschool Musical is a great class for your little ones (Ages 3-5) to explore theater through playacting, music, and movement. This year’s production is ‘Three of a Kind!’ A play about a missing bear and how a number of different characters go looking for clues to find baby bear. Sign your child up for an amazing first experience on stage here at Dana V. Music.

Flatiron Youth Chorale

Flatiron Youth Chorale is THE Louisville children’s choir. It is an entertaining and educational experience aimed at children ages 5-14.

During rehearsals, choir will explore varying music styles, theory, vocal technique, languages, instrumental technique, and social and ensemble behavior. This semester will be special; the choir will be singing two brand new songs written by choir members during last semester’s “Raise your Voice!” Poetry Contest and composed by our assistant choir director, John Boggs.

The FYC performs several times a year and this semester will be performing at the Steinbaugh Pavilion for our Rhythm and Hues event in May!

Flatiron Women’s Contemporary Chorale

The Flatiron Women’s Contemporary Chorale is an excellent opportunity for women to be part of a group of courageous and caring women who also love to sing. This choir will explore different styles of contemporary music from the decades in a stress-free environment.

There is no audition! Singers will learn to find their voice and blend with other singers and learn to create a great sound within. Concerts will be presented only if the group feels ready, but we usually plan to present twice per semester in fun communities. The choir is led by our talented choir directors, Nichol Elgin and John Boggs.

To view all our group classes, please click HERE

Teacher and Instrument of the Month

Keirsten Schwanbeck (Cello)

Meet Keirsten Schwanbeck, Dana V. Music’s resident cello instructor. Keirsten has been instructing cello for over 10 years and has been studying the instrument since she was eight years old. Keirsten is not only a great cellist, she is also an accomplished student. She attended Hope College in Holland, MI on full scholarship, graduating Magna cum laude in 2006 with a Bachelor of Music degree in Cello Performance.

Keirsten went on to study at the Pennsylvania State University and graduated with a Master of Music degree in Cello Performance in 2008. One of Keirsten’s favorite activities is to transcribe modern or classic rock and pop songs and put her own spin on them. Her favorites are Michael Jackson, Radiohead, and Coldplay. If you, or anyone you know is dying to learn the cello, please contact us and we will be happy to sign you up!

Summer Camps!

As many of you know, we offer quite a few summer camps for all ages, however, Dana V. Music really wants to be sure that we offer and teach the camps you might need.

We have created a very brief survey that we would love for you to fill out for us! This is totally anonymous, so please feel free to give us a much detail as possible. This is to help us educate and offer the proper summer programs for all! Thank you so much!

Participate in the survey by clicking HERE

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As always, please remember to stay in the loop with all announcements, events, and more at www.facebook.com/danavmusic!

April 2015: Bring It To Broadway! Register Now!

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Camp Description

Dear Families,
We are sending out this newsletter to focus on our most popular and exciting Summer camp, Bring it to Broadway! Please take a few minutes to learn about the camp if you are unfamiliar.

Join Broadway stars Justin Greer (Annie, Shrek, Batboy) and Wendy Rosoff (42nd Street, The Full Monty, Crazy for You) for a week-long experience in learning scenes, solos, ensembles, and choreography from those musicals that have earned Broadway’s highest award, the Tony!This week ends in a final performance for the public.
No dance experience necessary, but special classes will be offered for dancers and singers. Private lessons with artists available as well!

Full BITB Camp is being offered this year to everyone 9-17 years of age. Price of the camp is $350
($400 if registration received after June 15th).

COLLEGE STUDENTS AND ADULTS:
There is also a camp option for you for $100, please see below!

Meet The Arists

We are so fortunate to have Justin Green and Wendy Rosoff join us again this year for Bring It To Broadway…

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Camp Schedule

This year, Bring It To Broadway will run July 26-August 1st.

Orientation/Meet The Artists will take place on July 26, 4:00-6:00pm.

DAILY SCHEDULE

10:00-12:00 Electives (please see below)
12:30 Camp Begins
12:30-1:30 Scene Preparation/Choreography
1:30-2:30 Voice and Scene Coaching
12:30-3:00 Break/Release Activity
3:00-5:00 SCrene Preparation/Choregraphy
5:00-6:00 Full Company Rehearsal

The Final performance will take place on August 1st

12:30-2:30 Dress Rehearsal and Final Run-Through at Louisville
Middle School
3:00-5:00 Final Performance at Louisville Middle School

BITB Electives

From 10:00AM-12:00PM everyday we will be hosting private lessons, monologue coaching, and dance classes with our guest artists.

These classes will be available at an extra charge.
Elective schedule will be posted shortly and be available to all registered families.

Adults! Join Us!

We are extremely excited to be offering BITB for college students and adults this year.

For ONLY $100, Adults will have the opportunity to work with our Broadway stars and shine on stage in the final Bring It To Broadway production! The adult portion of the camp will rehearse during the evenings and on final performance day.

This is an easy and fun way for adults to get involved in BITB and we hope some of you will take advantage of the opportunity!

Audition Requirements

Live Audition Day will take place at Dana V Music on June 18 from 4:00-8:30PM.

A list of full audition requirements can be found on our website here. Simply Scroll down and click on the “VIEW REQUIREMENTS” button!

Please notify us in the office if you are unable to attend the live audition. We will also be accepting video submissions until June 15.

Register Online

As most of you are aware, all our camp registration links can be found on our website at . Please feel free to explore our other fun Summer Camps for all ages!

If you are new to Jackrabbit and would like to register for Bring It To Broadway, please follow link.

For any returning families who should already have a Jackrabbit account, please log into the customer portal to enroll in BITB or any camps!

March 2013: Summer Camps & Performance Opportunities



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March 2013: Summer Camps & Performance Opportunities

Newsletter for March 2013

Dana V. Music Presents A Little Princess

Auditions: April 13

Last summer, DVM produced a concert version of the musical Next to Normal as a fundraiser for our Key Players scholarship program. The production was a huge success, and we are now hoping to make this an annual event!

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2013 Summer Camps

Auditions: April 13

Last summer, DVM produced a concert version of the musical Next to Normal as a fundraiser for our Key Players scholarship program. The production was a huge success, and we are now hoping to make this an annual event!

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Tip Your Teacher: Streetside Music

The following teachers will be performing during the First Friday Art Walks as part of the Louisville Streetside Music program. You can find them at locations along Main Street. They will be performing primarily for tips, so please come out and support them! If you are unable to leave a tip for your teacher during the Arts Walk, you are welcome to leave a tip in an envelope in the drop box or office with the family name and teacher recipient on it, and we will be sure to get it to them!

Day(s) Friday, May 3
Time 6-9 pm
Description Jerod Sarlo (Piano) & Nancy Fitzgerald (Piano)
Day(s) Friday, June 7
Time 6-9 pm
Description Jerod Sarlo (Piano), Alex Vittal (Viola), & Emma Shubin (Flute)

Upcoming Workshops And Classes

College Prep Series I: College Planning (HS Sophomores and Juniors)

Taught by Dana Vachharajani and Katie McClave, this course explores students’ college choices, organization, timelines, repertoire, parental involvement, and planning when preparing to pursue a music major or minor at a university.

Session II of Spring Courses  We will begin Session II on April 1. Re-registration is required for all Eurhythmics classes, and we are also offering shorter sessions of Group Keyboard and Group Violin/Viola.

Price$160
Day(s) Mondays, April 8-29
Time 7:00-8:30 pm
Note(s) *To register, please contact Dana Vachharajani at danav@danavmusic.com

Adult Voice Class, with Paul Perry

Come join us and work through acting, technique, and audition skills with instructor PaulPerry and a live accompanist each week. This class is perfect for adults who want a safe environment to try out performing.

Price$100
Session III Tuesdays, 4/16-5/7
Time 7:00-8:30 pm

Adult Eurhythmics: Movement with a Twist

Join instructor Emma Shubin for a music and movement experience you won’t forget! This class will focus on developing a deeper sense of rhythm and musicianship in a social, welcoming, and fun environment. Tuition includes one free glass of wine, coffee, or tea from Bittersweet Cafe!

Price$28
Day(s) Friday, 4/26
Time 7:00-8:30 pm

No Running In Hallways

It has come to our attention that there have been a high volume of unsupervised children and teens in the building during the later evening hours (after 7 pm). There have been many incidents of excessive noise, running, and screaming in the basement hallways during this time. Please understand that private lessons and classes occur until 9 pm on weekdays, and this hallway noise is very disruptive to the students and teachers who are in classes. We would appreciate it if all parents would remind their children to behave appropriately, so we can keep the building comfortable and safe at all hours of the day and night. Thank you!

Spring Recitals Of Relevance: May 11-12

We will once again hold five student recitals this semester. These recitals are optional, but all current students are invited and welcome to perform. Sign-up sheets and additional information about these recitals will go out on April 5. Mark your calendars now!

Saturday, May 11
11:00 am-12:00 pm
DVM Ensemble Room

Saturday, May 11
3:00-5:00 pm
The Academy, Boulder

Saturday, May 11
6:00-9:00 pm
Adult Students Recital & Cocktail Party
Home of Staci Collins, Louisville

Sunday, May 12
12:30-1:30 pm
DVM Ensemble Room

Sunday, May 12
3:00-5:00 pm
Lodge at Balfour, Louisville

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Student News

Mary Grace Carroll was one of only twenty-five 8th-12th grade students to be accepted to Perry Mansfield’s Young Artist Musical Theatre Intensive for Summer 2013. Way to go, Mary Grace! We are so proud of you and know you will have a great time at this program.

Congratulations to Lindsey Ashby on winning a blue ribbon in the ACSI Solo Music Festival for voice! Great job!

On March 6th, the Ryan Elementary and Angevine Middle School students who receive generous scholarships from Impact on Education to study music at DVM performed three wonderful pieces for an audience of over 400 at the Impact Awards. Some have only been studying since late October and all the students showed wonderful poise and musicianship. Thank you to all of the teachers who have been involved in this program: Alex Vittal, Monica Smiley, Kellan Toohey, Dave Laub, and Emma Shubin.

Thank you to the Flatiron Chorales and soloists who performed at the Youth Spring Art Show at the Louisville Public Library on March 7! It was a great show and the library has already asked to have us back next year.

Teacher News

Kelly Fitzgerald, daughter of DVM piano teacher, Nancy Fitzgerald, recently won 2nd place in the CU Idol competition. Congratulations, Kelly!

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February 2013: Music For The New Year!

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They Got The Bag!

In December, all of the 100 participants in the Dana V. Music recitals received a brand new Dana V. Music Bag with many thanks for their wonderful participation. We love seeing the red in our studios! Great job to all!

They Got The Bag! from the DVM Newsletter (February 2013)

Like us on Facebook

Dana V. Music has been on Facebook now for a few years, and we love to have the ability to share news with you this way. If you are on Facebook and have not “liked” us yet, please do so!

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Help Wanted! All Young Musicians

The Louisville Public Library is hosting their Spring Art Show for Louisville’s young artists and Dana V. Music has been asked to provide the music entertainment for the night. This show will take place Thursday, March 7, 5:30-7:30 pm.

We are looking for any singers or instrumentalists who would enjoy singing or playing a piece while spectators enjoy the artwork. You would be scheduled in a 15-minute block. Please let your teacher know if you are interested and email Dana at danav@danavmusic.com to confirm. Thank you so much!

Upcoming Workshops

Debunking the Belt: Workshop and Master Class (Ages 14 to Adult)
Join Dr. Elizabeth Bell Kling to learn the tricks to sing like your favorite belting stars! This workshop will outline the vocal technique of this unique style. Each participant will apply these techniques during the master class. Styles include: musical theater, pop, rock, or country.

Date Monday, March 4, 2013
Time 6:30-8:30pm
Cost $40

College Prep Series II: Career Skills, Business & Etiquette (HS Freshmen-Senior)
Taught by Drs. Elizabeth Bell Kling and Angela Miller-Niles. This fun and practical one-day workshop will provide each participant with the skills needed to have a great audition experience through audition etiquette, resume analysis and revision work on both.

Date Sunday, March 10, 2013
Time 1:00-5:00pm
Cost $90

Adult Classes at DVM

Are you a parent of a DVM student? Have you always wanted to study music but never had the opportunity to get involved? Or, are you looking to come back to music later in life? Many people do not realize that we offer private lessons in all instruments to adults and have a big selection of adult classes that continues to grow each semester. These are a fun, low-pressure way to explore music if you never have, or to get involved again. All levels welcome!

Adult Voice Class, with Paul Perry
Come join us and work through acting, technique, and audition skills with instructor Paul Perry and a live accompanist each week. This class is perfect for adults who want a safe environment to try out performing.

Date Tuesday’s at 7:00-8:30pm
Session II 2/19-3/12
Cost $100

Adult Eurhythmics: Movement with a Twist
Join instructor Emma Shubin for a music and movement experience you won’t forget! This class will focus on developing a deeper sense of rhythm and musicianship in a social, welcoming, and fun environment. Tuition includes one free glass of wine, coffee, or tea from Bittersweet Cafe!

Time Friday’s at 7:00-8:30pm
Date 2/22, 3/15, 4/26
Cost $28 per Class

Adult Keyboard, with Jerod Sarlo
This class is for adults and high-schoolers who are new to piano or those who would like to study again after time off. Also a great class for singers who would like to work on their piano skills!

Time Wednesday’s at 7:00-8:00pm
Date 1/23-5/1 (no class 3/27)
Cost $300 including Text (Late registration will be prorated)

Beginning Group Guitar for Adults, with David Goodheim
Always wanted to learn how to play the guitar, but not sure if you are ready for private lessons? This is the class for you! Students will learn basic chords and guitar technique, in addition to simple songs and fundamentals of music. Students will have an option to perform their pieces in recital at the end of the semester. Less than half the cost of private lessons!

Time Tuesday’s at 7:00-8:00pm
Date 1/22-4/30 (no class 3/26)
Cost $280 including Text (Late registration will be prorated)

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Student News

Christina Galligan & Maddie Leh were selected for the Women’s All State Jazz Choir, two of only 16 singers chosen in the state. We are so proud of them!

Issac Loveland, a Prairie View High School Voice student with Dana Vachharajani and in choir with Bette Weir, was awarded a spot in All State Choir this year!

Christina Galligan, Ella Jenak, Maddie Leh, Elizabeth Myra, and Will Thames were selected for All State Choir this year. Congratulations!

Congratulations to Amanda Fenwick Smith for her very professional caliber and training as she stepped in at the last moment to become soloist for the Fairview High School Choirs and Musica Sacra Orchestra event. They performed Calling All Dawns by composer Christopher Tinn, with the composer in attendance. The video from Friday night is up on YouTube!

Heather Hall was cast as Frau Schmidt in The Sound of Music with Curtains Up Theatre Company in Denver. She is also understudying Mother Abbess! Way to go, Heather!

Congratulations to Dana V. Music collaborative pianist, Zach Stailey, as he just finished his performance of Dan in Next to Normal for Ignite Theatre. (Quote Review) We will also be seeing Zach as Prince Dauntless in Once Upon a Mattress for Performance Now in Denver.

Congratulations to the following students who were cast in Monarch High School’s upcoming production of Kiss Me, Kate!

Parker Bilecky: Paul and Dance Captain
Mackenzie Bloom: Chorus
Aleiya Evison: Wardrobe Lady
Tori Gahnal: Lilli Vanessie/Katherine Minola
Claire McConville: Riley
Emma McConville: Flynt
Elizabeth Myra: Padua Inn Waitress
Ellie Oliver: Lois Lane/Bianca Minola
Natalie Rudd: Hattie

Congratulations to our students who were cast in the Fairview High School Pop Show!

Show Casting Grace Bowland
Rachel Dreher Julie Dunn
Christina Galligan Ella Jenak
Maddie Leh Maddie Lutz
Talia Nadel Gregory Pellman
Dylan Ross Alei Russo
Hannah Spears Libby Williams

Alumni News

Many of us teachers were honored that so many of our alumni called us when they were home for the holidays from their universities to go out to lunch, have voice lessons, or simply catch up. Alumni, we truly value you and your wonderful commitment to keeping us informed about your lives and careers. It is not only heartwarming, but it also helps us to better guide our college-bound music majors in the future. We love you!

Teacher News

Kellan Toohey, our wonderful clarinet teacher, just won an audition with the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra. He was also a winner of the University of Colorado’s Ekstrand Graduate Student Performance Competition!

Emily Sinclair (Voice) was also a winner of the University of Colorado’s Ekstrand Graduate Student Performance Competition! We love our talented teachers!

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November 2012: Thanks For Reading!

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September 2012: Fill Your Fall With Music

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July 2012: Benefit Concerts For The Key Players Music Mentoring Program

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June 2012: Scholarships at Dana V. Music

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KEY PLAYERS MUSIC MENTORING PROGRAM

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March 2012: Summer Courses, Camps, and More!

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Summer Courses And Camps At Dana V. Music

Newsletter for March 2012

We have several new course offerings and camps that we will be launching this summer. There are options for all ages and abilities. For complete course listings and registration materials, please visit our Summer Courses page. Come and make music with us!

Dana V. Music Summer Sampler Camp

Dates: July 16-20 Time: 9:00am-12:30 pm Ages: 5-10 Price: $200 $15 rental fee, if applicable. (No charge if bringing own instrument) Join us this week to discover some of the wonderful classes that Dana V. Music has to offer! This fun half-day camp will highlight the following classes:

  • Eurhythmics
  • Choir
  • Group Piano
  • Elective instrument of choice (choose between violin, viola, flute/recorder, guitar, and cello

Bring it to Broadway, Broadway through the Decades

Dates: July 30-August 4 Time: 12:30-6:00 pm Ages: 9-Adult Price: $300 Join Broadway star Nancy Anderson (Kiss Me Kate, City of Angels) for this very popular week-long Broadway experience as she and another colleague lead students through solos, scenes, and ensembles highlighting the best of Broadway through the decades. This week ends in a final performance for the public. No dance experience necessary, but special classes will be offered for dancers. Private lessons with artists available as well.

Bring it to Broadway: Adult Master Class

Date: Wednesday, August 1 Time: 7:00-9:00 pm Ages: 18 and up Price: $50 Join Nancy Anderson as she leads a very positive master class for adults looking to expand their horizons in performing. Participants are asked to prepare two musical theatre song selections by memory. Accompanist will be provided. This is a class for all levels, and priceless advice about casting and the musical theater business will be given. Come and enrich your development and place in the musical theatre community! Limit 8 students.

Dana V. Music String Enrichment Camp

Session I: June 18-22 Session II: July 23-27 Time: 9:00am-12:30 pm Ages: 8-12 Price: $170 This camp is offered to violin, viola, and cello students with one year or more of previous study. String students will explore the many aspects of becoming a complete musician, and the week will end with a small performance. Students will participate in the following classes daily:

  • Eurhythmics
  • Theory
  • Sectional and Group Lessons
  • Full Ensemble Rehearsal

Key Players Music Mentoring Program

Information coming soon! Watch for our next newsletter, which will be a special edition highlighting this new scholarship program at Dana V. Music.

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December 2011: Holiday Wrap-Up and Looking to the New Year!

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Holiday Wrap-Up and Looking to the New Year!

Newsletter for December 2011

SPRING SEMESTER BEGINS JANUARY 9TH!

Keep an eye on our website for spring semester course listings and registration materials. Private lessons begin on January 9 and group classes begin on January 23.

NEW WEBSITE

We have just launched our new Dana V. Music website, with a brand new design and all spring course information and registration materials. This website will continue to evolve and will soon include media from our recitals and programs. Take a look at www.danavmusic.com

VOICE STUDENTS: HELP ONE OF OUR TEACHERS GRADUATE

Sarah Davis, one of our fantastic voice teachers, is in the process of completing her doctorate at CU Boulder. She is currently required to complete a project…YOU can help! Please click the link below to complete a survey about your speech habits. This will be completely anonymous and will take you less than 10 minutes! You will truly be helping her succeed in her goals!! Deadline to complete survey: January 3, 2012 Click here to complete the survey. Thank you so much!

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL STUDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN OUR RECITALS OF RELEVANCE!

All 4 recitals were a huge success, with over 80 students participating and over 250 total people in attendance. Bravo to all of our brave performers! We hope to have you join us again for our spring recitals on May 12-13.

FLATIRON CHORALES FINISH HOLIDAY SEASON ON A HIGH NOTE!

On December 6th and 13th the Flatiron Chorales presented their holiday concerts to the residents of The Academy in Boulder and those of The Lodge at Balfour in Louisville. All three choirs made lovely presentations of a variety of songs and ended their concerts with such a lively Boogie Woogie Santa Claus that he actually showed up and danced while the choirs sang. Dana V. Music is truly grateful to have such a wonderful group of voices and families involved with the Flatiron Chorales.

EASY HOLIDAY GIFTS!

Dana V. Music offers gift certificates in any denomination or number of lessons. This is a gift that truly keeps on giving! Register your student for spring classes and purchase your holiday gift certificate at the same time, or introduce a friend to our programs with this gift.

TEACHER’S CORNER

The Art of Learning & Listening: Why We Need to Slow Down!
Emma Shubin, DVM Eurhythmics and Flute Instructor

In music, as in life, we are constantly having to balance commitments and with our practice time. We have many notes to learn, pieces to practice, ensembles to rehearse with, not to mention lessons to give or take of our own. We often are rushing to learn a new piece, or feel behind in our work with our instrument, and there is an incessant pressure to rush through the process of learning. I was distracting myself from the usual holiday push to learn lots of music in a short time, when I stumbled across a video of the great Itzahk Pearlman giving advise on the art of practicing. His simple advice was that in our practice, we need to slow down, learn things in small sections, and that repetition is key. His rule is simple: “If you learn something slowly, you forget it slowly.” I have heard some version of this advice my whole musical life, but rarely do I truly believe that the sure way to reach the finish line of learning a piece of music is to actually slow down. Every time I teach a Eurhythmics class to young children, I am reminded that learning music is such a multilayered event; it takes both our kinesthetic awareness, our mental faculties, and our knowledge just to begin to scratch the surface. I often video myself teaching classes, and observe that I am racing to fit in a lot of material and thus rushing my students and myself to do too much in a short time. I ask myself, and you as a student or parent of a student: When was the last time you did something as monumental in it’s requirements of the “whole self” as learning the art of music? For me, I can hardly think back to anything since learning how to walk and talk. It is true that languages require repetition and practice, but but they don’t require the fine motor skills or kinesthetic awareness and control needed that singing, playing the piano, stringed, or woodwind instrument does. When we rush ourselves in the process of learning, we build in tension and practice in bad habits that we inevitably will have to go back to relearn or address somewhere down the road. So this holiday season, I encourage us all to slow down, truly listen to the work we are doing on our music and instruments and allow ourselves the space and time to repeat and really hear the passages of music we are making, so that we all can be our own best teachers. I will leave you with the words of one of the great musicians of our time giving this advice that we have all heard, but can always be reminded of:

Happy holidays and may the new year bring wonderful music into your life!

CONSIDERING A HOLIDAY PARTY? DANA V. MUSIC IS HERE TO HELP!

Dana V. Music is pleased to announce that our veteran teachers are available to perform at your holiday party! Imagine your guests singing around a piano or enjoying beautiful live music while dining or chatting. Make your party memorable by hiring one or more of our staff to provide live music! Our teachers are experienced in performance including voice, piano, guitar, violin, viola, flute and/or any combinations of duets and ensembles. Your guests will appreciate it! Please call our marketing director, Nancy Fitzgerald, at (303) 947-3536 for details and booking arrangements.

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Student News:

Rosie Irwin was selected for the second year in a row for the Colorado All State Choir. Congrats to Jeremiah Owens who was also selected for this great honor!

Tess Haifley is a soloist in her select choir’s concert at Niwot High School.

Lindsey Ashby performed as a Who in Northglenn Youth Theatre’s production of Suessical! The program was so professional and we hear that she had an amazing time! Lindsey will also be a soloist in Cornerstone Christian’s Academy Holiday show, A Miracle on Main Street.

Congratulations to Rowan Stormo-Flanagan for earning the role of Amaryllis in The Music Man at Platte Choice Middle School!

DVM alum, Michelle Herring, won the 2011 Camera’s Eye Boulder County Theater Award for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Musical Role” for her performance as Olive in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with CenterStage Theatre Company this past summer! Way to go, Michelle!!! The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee was also one of 3 shows nominated for “Best Musical” of 2011.

Emma Breitman was just cast as the Minstrel in her school’s production of Once Upon a Mattress. Congratulations, Emma!

TEACHER NEWS

Teacher News:
Sarah Davis auditioned and was selected to play the main role of Suor Angelica in CU Boulder’s production of Puccini’s Suor Angelica! We are so happy for you, Sarah!

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