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Photos: Musical Bridges Strings Festival 2021

Every academic year, the Omaha Conservatory hosts area festivals for each of our areas of study. This year, our Musical Bridges Strings Festival explored the connections in music with our incredible guest artists in residence, The Helios Trio! The Helios Trio –
March 30, 2021

Omaha Music Teachers Association Young Artist Competition Winners

Congrats to the Omaha Conservatory’s winners in this year’s Omaha Music Teachers Association Young Artist Competition! Junior Division Bingyi Wang (studio of Kathy Knebel), 1st place Joshua Shapiro (studio of Vu Che), 2nd place Intermediate Division Ivan Fedorchuk (studio of Yulia Kalashnikova), 2nd place Senior Division
March 19, 2021

Why Study Music?

John was about 9 years old. He’d been studying violin with me for about 5 years and it was my studio recital day. Right before it was time for him to perform, he walked quickly over to where I was sitting and
March 15, 2021

Teacher Tips: The Importance of Counting

Count! Count out loud and clap your rhythms. Count out loud as you play your rhythms. Count out loud while you practice with a metronome. Rhythm and counting are one of the most important aspects of being able to learn a piece
March 11, 2021

Above & Beyond Artist-Faculty Winners: March

Announcing our Above & Beyond Artist-Faculty winners for January: Vu Che (piano) and Lisa Nielsen (violin/viola)! Here’s some of what our community had to say about each teacher: Congrats to Vu & Lisa! You can nominate next month’s Above and Beyond winner
March 10, 2021

All You Need to Know About Piano | SoundWaves 2021

Each year, our summer music camp SoundWaves brings incredible musicians from across the world to work with campgoers. This year continues that tradition with esteemed pianists Stephanie Chevalier and Jack Winerock. Chevalier, a Suzuki piano instructor and early music specialist, will be
February 25, 2021

The Rose’s Continued Commitment to Change

This summer, The Rose issued public anti-racism commitments to the community. The actions identified at that time were in addition to action items already in our current strategic plan. (Read more about this commitment here.) The big question we were trying to
February 15, 2021

Above & Beyond Artist-Faculty Winners: January

Announcing our Above & Beyond Artist-Faculty winners for January: Andrew Stickman (guitar) and Grazzia Sagastume (violin/viola)! Here’s some of what our community had to say about each teacher: Congrats to Andrew and Grazzia! You can nominate next month’s Above and Beyond winner
January 12, 2021

Teacher Tips: Active Musical Listening

How often are we actively listening to the music around us? Personally, I have a playlist that is used specifically for background noise and is easy to ignore. That is the opposite of active listening! Active listening occurs when you fully immerse
December 15, 2020

Above & Beyond Artist-Faculty Winners: December

Announcing our Above & Beyond Artist-Faculty winners for December: Jessica Davis (violin) and Anne Madison (piano)! Here’s some of what our community had to say about each teacher: Congrats to Jessica and Anne! You can nominate next month’s Above and Beyond winner
December 13, 2020
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