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Introduction to Piano & Much More
July 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Get introduced to piano in a fun & interactive group setting! Students will learn the fundamentals of piano, music notation, and explore the wide range of musical possibilities the piano can deliver, through the art of exploratory improvisation, and group playing. Other musical, and movement games also in store!
This class is for kids ages 6-12. This class is held in the Recording Studio on the lower level of the Education Wing.
*Students who wish to sign up for private lessons with Jessica after the camp will receive 20% off their term tuition.
Each student must provide their own earbuds, and keyboard with a “phones/output” feature to plug in earbuds. Options under $50 available on Amazon.
Montreal Canadian native Jessica Laflamme is a versatile and active K-12 Music Educator, musician, recording artist and songwriter. She obtained her professional degree in Jazz Vocal Performance from Vanier College with a focus of Voice and Piano. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Southern New Hampshire University with a focus on voice, piano, and choral conducting.
Jessica has had the privilege of teaching music overseas as the Music Director for the African Children’s Choir MFL teams in Africa . She was also a member of the renowned Jireh Gospel Choir which performed regularly at numerous festivals and events in Canada, and at the World Polyfolia Vocal Showcase in Normandie, France. She also performed as a solo jazz artist in Montreal city.
Since her arrival to the United States in 2009, Jessica has been active as a Music Educator under the faculty of the Musical Arts Academy of Dover, in New Hampshire. While in Dover, Jessica was a private Voice and Piano instructor, and led jazz vocal workshops at local grade schools in the surrounding area. She also taught Choral, Guitar, Music Technology, and Composition curriculums at the Cocheco Arts Academy, the Cooperative Middle School in Dover, the Kaleidoscope Programs, and Portsmouth Christian Academy in New Hampshire. Aside from teaching, Jessica is also an active performer and songwriter who performs on a weekly basis.
Having recently relocated to Cape Cod, she brings with her a strong vision and passion for music education and childhood development for the next generation of up and coming artists. This vision drives her strong curriculum and desire for excellence in education. Jessica is as passionate about teaching as she is about her own music and songwriting. Students who study with Jessica have gone on to become performing artists of their own. Their successes have resulted in some of them performing in their own bands, improvising and doing their own song interpretation, getting leads in school plays, and even becoming singer-songwriters themselves. Some have been selected for performance at state festivals, while others have gone on to study music at the college level.