Classical music is not dead

“Classical music is not dead”. That’s the thought that came to mind when I arrived at Deer Lake Park in Burnaby on July 14 for the 25th Annual Symphony in the Park featuring the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. I was shocked at HOW MANY people there were at the park (estimated 10,000!). The tourist board ofContinue reading “Classical music is not dead”

Lunch with Shad

On Thursday afternoon, my friend and fellow piano teacher, Michelle, notified me of a free concert by Shad, a Canadian hip hop artist. Born in Kenya and raised in Ontario, Shad is by no means a typical rapper. He holds a business degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and a MA in Liberal Studies from SimonContinue reading “Lunch with Shad”