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CMC/Ensemble Schedule

Piano CMC & Violin Ensemble Schedule

Appended below are the schedules for Mandeville’s Piano CMC & Violin Ensemble for students under Individual + CMC/Ensemble curriculum.

Registration for Piano CMC & Violin Ensemble timeslots will be available via the student portal from 11th January 2024, 2pm.

Slots are based on first-come-first-serve basis. Parents are advised to register for the CMC/Ensemble classes upon notification by their teacher. Parents/Guardians only need to register once for the CMC/Ensemble timeslots in an academic year.
*Audition is required for Chamber Music. No registration is required.

Note:

  1. There are NO regular individual lesson during CMC/Ensemble week.
  2. CMC/Ensemble classes are from February to November each year.
  3. Please login to the student portal to view the dates.

 

Our Creative Musicianship Class (CMC) is a unique and highly specialized programme that is planned exclusively for students at Mandeville. It provides our students with a comprehensive foundation for securing a wide range of skills, necessary in developing as a complete musician.

There are 3 types of CMC classes:

  1. Regular CMC
  2. Choir CMC
    *For selected students only*Choir CMC is a new concept introduced in 2018 as part of the CMC, open to Foundation and Beginner students who love to sing in a group. On top of the syllabus taught under the regular CMC, students are taught on echo singing, rhythmic activities and singing songs accompanied by hand gestures. NOTE: Students are selected by their regular teacher to attend the Choir CMC.
  3. Keyboard Ensemble CMC
    *For selected students only* Open to Primary, Elementary and Intermediate-level students, the Keyboard Ensemble provides students the opportunity to perform together as a group. Assigned to various parts and a keyboard each, students learn to play together while listening out for each other to produce beautiful music. NOTE: Students are selected by their regular teacher to attend the Keyboard Ensemble.

Click below to read about the features/benefits of CMC.

Features of CMC:

  • Classroom performance
  • Developing aural skills with audio-visual resources
  • Learning new techniques in music from different genres
  • Exploring improvisation techniques and rhythmic awareness
  • Instruments of the orchestra
  • Enhancing musical knowledge through the study of different music periods
  • Musical composers
  • Vocal training

Benefits of CMC:

  • Increases repertoire
  • Develops performance skills and encourages musicianship
  • Builds confidence and self-esteem
  • Motivated to practice from listening to others
  • Develops discipline and responsibility, commitment, and respect
  • Develop tone production, colours and sonority to enhance the ability to communicate with an audience.
  • Greater appreciation for wider genres of music
  • Master music-reading ability and aural awareness
  • Master stylistic interpretations of various piano repertoire

CMC will be conducted in Feb – Nov. View the 2024 CMC schedule below.

Thursday

Time Level Teacher-In-Charge Room
5:15pm – 5:55pm Foundation Ms Chng Xin Bei i
5:00pm – 5:40pm Beginner Ms Chiang Wei En 15
6:00pm – 6:40pm Beginner Mr Genesis Teh 15
3:30pm – 4:15pm Primary Ms Chiang Wei En 15
4:15pm – 5:00pm Primary Ms Chiang Wei En 15
5:15pm – 6:00pm Primary Mr Genesis Teh 16
4:30pm – 5.15pm Elementary Ms Chng Xin Bei i
4:15pm – 5:05pm Advanced Ms Lynn Kang Recital

Friday

Time Level Teacher-In-Charge Room
3:15pm – 3:55pm Foundation Ms Dianne Rivas i
4:00pm – 4:40pm Beginner Ms Dianne Rivas i
5:30pm – 6:10pm Beginner Ms Su Chia Hui i
6:00pm – 6:45pm Primary Ms Teresa Gervasio 15
6:15pm – 7:00pm Primary Ms Su Chia Hui i
4:15pm – 5:00pm Elementary Ms Charisma Ong 15
5:30pm – 6:15pm Elementary Ms Sandy Li L
5:00pm – 5:50pm Intermediate Ms Charisma Ong 15

Saturday

Time Level Teacher-In-Charge Room
10:15am – 10:55am Foundation Ms Sandy Li K
11:45am – 12:25pm Foundation Ms Ivy Low E
9:15am – 9:55am Beginner Ms Lynn Kang E
10:15am – 10:55am Beginner Ms Ivy Low E
10:15am – 11:00am Primary Ms Lim Zhi Ru i
11:00am – 11:45am Primary Ms Ivy Low E
3:15pm – 4:00pm Primary Ms Mary Tran A
9:15am – 10:00am Elementary Ms Charisma Ong 15
9:15am – 10:00am Primary/Elementary(ZOOM CLASS) Ms Chiang Wei En ONLINE
10:00am – 10:45am Elementary Ms Teresa Gervasio F
2:30pm – 3:15pm Elementary Ms Mary Tran A
5:45pm – 6:30pm Elementary Ms Su Chi Hui A
10:00am – 10:50am Intermediate Ms Fanny Chang 15
11:00am – 11:50am Intermediate Ms Lim Zhi Ru i
1:30pm – 2:20pm Intermediate Ms Mary Tran A
10:00am – 10:50am Advanced Ms Lynn Kang A
12:00pm – 12:50pm Advanced Ms Lim Zhi Ru i
2:45pm – 3:30pm Young Adult Ms Fanny Chang 15

Sunday

Time Level Teacher-In-Charge Room
12:00pm – 12:40pm Foundation Ms Grace Sia i
2:30pm – 3:10pm Foundation Ms Dianne Rivas 16
12:45pm – 1:25pm Beginner Ms Grace Sia i
1:30pm – 2:10pm Beginner Ms Grace Sia i
10:45am – 11:30pm Primary Mr Stefan Popov A
1:30pm – 2:15pm Primary Ms Eliza Kwok E
11:45am – 12:30pm Primary Mr Stefan Popov A
12:45pm – 1:30pm Elementary Ms Eliza Kwok E
2:15pm – 3:00pm Elementary Ms Eliza Kwok E
3:00pm – 3:45pm Elementary Ms Sandy Li E
11:00am – 11:50am Intermediate Ms Chng Xin Bei 16
3:15pm – 4:05pm Intermediate Mr Tran Trung Thuan (Tim) i
2:00pm – 2:50pm Advanced Ms Christine Octaviani J
3:10pm – 4:00pm Advanced Mr Stefan Popov A
3:00pm – 4:00pm Post Grade 8 Ms Christine Octaviani J
4:00pm – 5:00pm Post Grade 8 Ms Christine Octaviani J

*PARKWAY PARADE BRANCH CMC SCHEDULE (Call to Register)

Saturday

Time Level Teacher-In-Charge Room
09:45am – 10:30am Primary / Elementary Mr Genesis Teh ME7

 

General Outline

Foundation For those who had just started learning the piano Music appreciation, general musical knowledge, music theory, aural, technique and performance etiquette
Beginner Pre-Grade 1 Music appreciation, general musical knowledge, music theory, aural, technique and performance etiquette
Primary, Elementary Grade 1-4 Music appreciation, general musical knowledge, aural, technique and performance etiquette
Intermediate & Advanced Grade 5-8 Music appreciation, general musical knowledge, aural, technique and performance etiquette
Post Grade 8 Above Grade 8 Music appreciation, general musical knowledge, repertoire study, analysis, technique and performance etiquette
Choir CMC Foundation and Beginner level students Music appreciation, general musical knowledge, music theory, aural, technique and performance etiquette. Choir students will be prepared to perform in our Mandeville concert.

 

*For Selected Students Only*
Students are selected by their regular teacher to attend the keyboard ensemble which includes syllabus covered under the regular CMC.

Friday

Time Level Teacher-In-Charge Room
7:15pm – 8:00pm Elementary Keyboard Mr Tran Trung Thuan (Tim) 16

Saturday

Time Level Teacher-In-Charge Room
11:00am – 11:45am Foundation / Beginner Ms Teresa Gervasio K

Mandeville strongly believes that the most beautiful music is created when musicians play together. Our Violin Ensemble is designed to bring our students together to learn and play like in an Orchestra.

Violin Ensemble is a unique and highly specialized programme that is planned exclusively for students at Mandeville. It provides our students with a comprehensive foundation for securing a wide range of skills, necessary in developing as a complete musician.

We offer 2 types of Violin Ensemble:

  1. Regular Violin Ensemble
  2. Chamber Music
    *For selected students only*Initiated and led by Mr Dang Thanh Trung since 2018, the Chamber Music provides students the opportunity to work intensively and perform chamber music repertoire in small intimate groups such as Piano Trio, String Quartet and a small Chamber Orchestra. Open to Advanced students, the focus of the Chamber Music program is to develop a greater understanding of timbre, texture, balance, interpretation while strengthening students’ collaborative and listening skills.NOTE: The Chamber Music programme is independent of the regular Violin Ensemble. Students selected to attend Chamber Music may also attend the Violin Ensemble as part of their curriculum.

Click below to read about the features/benefits of Violin Ensemble.

Features of Violin Ensemble:

  • 4 to 6 pieces of different genres of repertoires per year
  • Develop sight-reading and aural skills
  • Performance techniques
  • Musical concepts and history of music
  • Develop ensemble skills
  • Develop appreciation for different music interpretations
  • Working together sensitively as a team
  • Orchestral training

Benefits of Violin Ensemble:

  • Increases repertoire
  • Improves ability to follow directions
  • Develops performance skills and encourages musicianship
  • Builds confidence and self-esteem
  • Develops discipline and responsibility, commitment, and respect
  • Provides a social and educational environment for personal motivation
  • Greater appreciation for different genres of music and levels of difficulty

Violin Ensemble will be conducted in Feb – Nov. View our Violin Ensemble 2024 schedule below. For Chamber Music schedule, view it under Chamber Music.

Thursday

Time Level Teacher Room
5:oopm – 5:45pm Beginner Ms Natalia Kurganova Q
5:45pm – 6:30pm Primary Ms Natalia Kurganova Q

Friday

Time Level Teacher Room
5:15pm – 6:00pm Beginner Ms Le Hoang Hai Van Recital
6:00pm – 6:45pm Primary Mr Chang Jeh, Jakin E
6:00pm – 6:45pm Elementary Ms Pham Thi Minh Anh Recital
6:45pm – 7:30pm Intermediate Ms Le Hoang Hai Van Recital

Saturday

Time Level Teacher Room
3:45pm – 4:30pm Foundation Ms Marinela Balagtas Recital
1:30pm – 2:15pm Beginner Ms Joy Feng Yue J
4:30pm – 5:15pm Beginner Ms Joy Feng Yue J
3:00pm – 3:45pm Primary Ms Marinela Balagtas Recital
12:45pm – 1:30pm Elementary Ms Yu-Rou Li J
2:15pm – 3:00pm Elementary Ms Placida Ho J
4:30pm – 5:15pm Intermediate Ms Placida Ho Recital
5:15pm – 6:00pm Advanced Mr Teodor Izmirev Recital

Sunday

Time Level Teacher Room
2:00pm – 2:45pm Foundation Ms Yap Shu Mei Recital
2:45pm – 3:30pm Beginner Mr Chang Jeh, Jakin Recital
1:15pm- 2:00pm Primary Ms Tatyana Todorova Recital
12:30pm – 1:15pm Elementary Ms Zhang Yanjun Recital
3:30pm – 4:15pm Elementary Ms Yap Shu Mei Recital
4:15pm – 5:00pm Intermediate Ms Zhang Yanjun Recital
5:00pm – 5:45pm Advanced Mr Teodor Izmirev Recital
4:15pm – 5:15pm Diploma Mr Tan Jwu Jiun (JJ) Q

*PARKWAY PARADE BRANCH ENSEMBLE SCHEDULE (Call to Register)

Saturday

Time Level Teacher Room
3:00pm – 3:45pm Primary Ms Yap Qin ME6
3:45pm – 4:30pm Elementary Ms Yap Qin ME6
4:30pm – 5:15pm Intermediate Ms Yap Qin ME6

*For selected students only*

The course provides students the opportunity to work intensively and perform chamber music repertoire in small intimate groups like piano trio, string quartet to a small chamber orchestra. The focus of the program is to develop a greater understanding of timbre, texture, balance, interpretation while strengthening students’ collaborative and listening skills.

Saturday

Time Level Teacher-In-Charge Room
5:30pm – 6:15pm Advanced Mr Dang Thanh Trung L
6:15pm – 7:00pm Advanced Mr Dang Thanh Trung L
7:00pm – 7:45pm Advanced Mr Dang Thanh Trung L

Sunday

Time Level Teacher-In-Charge Room
2:30pm – 3:15pm Advanced Mr Dang Thanh Trung L
3:15pm – 4:00pm Advanced Mr Dang Thanh Trung L
4:00pm – 4:45pm Advanced Mr Dang Thanh Trung L

Vocal Ensemble will be conducted in Feb – Nov. View our Vocal Ensemble 2024 schedule below.

Thursday

Time Level Teacher Room
4:30pm – 5:15pm All Level Ms Cherie Choo 09