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Creatuve Ability Development Tour Group performing in Rhode Island

Clothesline Arts Festival

Summer Camp students

Students & Faculty

perform at Irish Festival


perform at Fiddlers Fair

Students & Faculty

perform at Chatterbox

Chamber Groups - Register Now for Next Session

Any students who have already been participating and any new students are welcome to join a chamber group!    Our next session will begin the week of  February 23rd . The deadline for registration is extended to ...
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Book Signing/CD Release Party! FEB 22

     You're Invited! Come enjoy Live Music, Book Signing, Great Food and Fun. Featured performers will include Alice Kanack, Drew Robertson,  Linda Boianova,  the "Hard Chord...
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Pre-Twinkle Suzuki Violin Class Starting JAN 31

  Pre-Twinkle Suzuki Violin Class Starting January 31st 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...
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Summer Camps

Week 1: June 29-July 3 Week 2: July 6-July 10 Week 3(Fiddle): Aug 10-Aug 14 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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Save the Date: FIDDLE CAMP 2015--AUGUST 10-14

Openings available-- Kanack School Fiddle Camp 2015 August 10-14, 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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2015 CAD Performance Workshop and Teacher Training Sche

Performance Workshop & Teacher Training in Creative Ability Development with Alice Kay Kanack   In 1984 Dr. Suzuki nicknamed Alice Kay Kanack “Mozart’s Mother” for her ground breaking work in the...
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Improvisation Tour Group performs in Toronto, NOV 2014

The Creative Ability Tour Group was formed over 20 years ago. Its purpose is to demonstrate, through live improvised concerts, that all children can develop their innate creative ability to a very high level. The students in the tour group...
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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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Creative Ability + Music = Musicality,
Musicality + Technical Facility = Artistry