To those who have launched them, the first performance of a chamber music program feels like a testing-ground for all the hard-work, preparation, administrative (read: schedule) juggling, and tireless practicing, in addition to all the efforts by parents, teachers and administrators to make it all come together. Well, today it can be said that those [...]
Watch this short interview with NWMA violin and chamber music director Rebecca Wishnia done for SFgovTV and their Women At Work series. We're very proud to have Rebecca on the NWMA team!
NWMA is proud to announce the addition of saxophonist Joshua Marshall to our faculty. Joshua holds a Masters degree in performance from Mills College and performs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area with a variety of ensembles. His own compositions are infused with heavy doses of improvisation as is his collaborative work with ensembles such [...]
Our Holiday Recital was fantastic yesterday with so many people to congratulate! Parents, teachers and students all work together to create artistic experiences, as witnessed in these two students performing the first movement of Beethoven’s last sonata for violin and piano in G Major, Op.96. This sort of peer-collaboration between students is the driving force [...]
Here is an excerpt from a concert that took place at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada on October 20th, 2017. Mark Anderson performs Dvorak's Piano Quintet in A Major Op.81 with the Borealis String Quartet. New World Music Academy's mission is to prepare our students for a life-time of music-making. Working with [...]
The Röntgen Piano Trio (Mark Anderson - piano, Antoine van Dongen - violin, and Eric Gaenslen, cello) perform works by Beethoven, Julius Röntgen and Brahms this coming Saturday, December 9th at 8pm at Trinity Chamber Concerts (Trinity Chapel) - 2320 Dana St, Berkeley, CA 94704. Tickets and information can be found at http://www.trinitychamberconcerts.com
NWMA owner and executive director Mark Anderson is shown here in a short video produced by Nimbus Records (UK) recording part of a suite of pieces by German/Dutch composer Julius Röntgen. https://youtu.be/Bn8gxZSZfU4 Mark Anderson's recordings of solo piano works by Julius Röntgen are available online at www.Amazon.com and iTunes. Enjoy.
NWMA is proud to offer new videos of some of our soloists and chamber ensembles from our 2017 Spring Recital. Visit https://youtu.be/TbeKiVJnhKQ to view and enjoy!
Attention all 4th – 8th graders! New World Music Academy presents The Science of Sound The Science of Sound is designed for children in 4th through 8th grades who are interested in science, music, and composition. It is created and run by Sadie Glass (MMus, BMusHons – Urbana-Champagne, Ill.). The class promises to ignite and inspire [...]
Beginning Piano! for ages 4 and up - Weekly July 10 through August 7 - 9am to 12pm Piano Improvisation for ages 10 and up - with Grammy Nominated jazz/blues pianist John R Burr String Ensemble with Cecilia Huang Piano Ensemble with Amelita Gutierrez Certificate of Merit Musicianship Class with Amelita Gutierrez (includes music [...]