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Students & Faculty

quartet performing at Fiddler's Fair

Students & Faculty

perform at Irish Festival

Students & Faculty

perform at Chatterbox


Creatuve Ability Development Tour Group performing in Rhode Island


perform at Fiddlers Fair

Pre-Registration for Fall

April 1 through June 1 FALL REGISTRATION *   will be held from April 1 through June 1. Rates will not change for the 2014-15 academic year   Kanack School policy is as follows:   ·  ...
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Summer Camps

Week 1: June 30-July 4 Week 2: July 7-July 11 Week 3(Fiddle): Aug 11-Aug 15 Orchestra & Chamber Music: Weeks 1 & 2, Book 4 and up Students participate in daily orchestra, improvisation, master class, chamber music and fiddle....
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FIDDLE CAMP 2014 Scheduled--AUGUST 11-15

Openings available-- Kanack School Fiddle Camp 2014 August 11-15, 2014 The Kanack School Fiddle Camp brings together outstanding teacher/performers in Celtic, Old Time and Bluegrass, Contra, Klezmer, and Rock fiddle styles for a...
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Pre-Twinkle Suzuki Violin Class Starting March 1

  Pre-Twinkle Suzuki Violin Class Starting March 1 These 10 week sessions are open to children ages 2-9 and their parents. Students are introduced to basic techniques on violin; parents learn techniques plus Suzuki philosophy and...
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Pre-Twinkle Suzuki Cello Class

  Pre-Twinkle Suzuki Cello Class Starting            This 10 week session is open to children ages 2-9 and their parents. Students are introduced to basic techniques on cello;...
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Musical Improvisation for Children Class

This class is based on the book and taught by the author Alice Kanack. Children ages 2-5 are highly imaginative and ready to explore music on their own terms.  This class encourages the students’ innate musicality and...
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DECEMBER 1--TO ZAMIR Project - CD Release Event!

Event: The “TO ZAMIR” project Musicians unite to support local teens in their fundraising CD project “TO ZAMIR” in memory of Eric Levy.   Date and time:  2 – 6 pm December 1 st , 2013...
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NY Times: Early Music Lessons Have Longtime Benefits

When children learn to play a musical instrument,  they strengthen a range of auditory skills . Recent studies suggest that these benefits extend all through life, at least for those who continue to be engaged with music. But a study...
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Promote lifelong feelings of well-being--brief article

Music and art provide the two most important elements needed to promote lifelong feelings of well-being. These elements are distraction and purpose. Each helps remove us from our day to day worries, our focus on loss or on feelings of isolation....
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Kanack School performing at Clothesline Arts Festival

Vocal and String students performing on Saturday (Sept. 7) from 3:00-4:30 on the Music Stage in the Sculpture Park Area (Zone B).   Very Enjoyable!

Improvisation Teacher Training Workshop being offered

Creative Ability Development Workshop and Teacher Training July 22-26 2013 9 am – 5 pm Daily The Kanack School of Music 2077-2079 S Clinton Avenue Rochester NY 14618   CAD is a method which uses guided...
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Creative Ability + Music = Musicality,
Musicality + Technical Facility = Artistry