Mindful Muscle Memory
BIO: Ross Salvosa is an internationally distinguished pianist-pedagogue and is one of the sought-after piano teachers in the Pacific Northwest. He is a seasoned adjudicator and has served in the juries of national and international piano competitions including the Seattle International Piano Festival and Competition and the National Music Competition for Young Artists. He is renowned for developing prodigious talents from early formative ages to young professional artists. He frequently gives lectures and masterclasses in Canada, USA, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica and the Philippines. His students are prize winners in national and international competitions and frequently perform as soloists with orchestras.
He is the director of the Concordia Arts Group in Seattle-WA and also an artist-faculty at the Chopin Academy of Music in Issaquah-Washington. He is also the outreach coordinator for the Seattle International Piano Festival and Competition and has previously served as the artistic director of the Music Without Borders Society.
He received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of British Columbia and was the recipient of the Mildred Johnson scholarship award.
Dr. Ross Salvosa, DMA
Chopin Academy of Music
Concordia Arts Group
All Branch meetings and programs are scheduled but NOT confirmed at this time. We will be continuing to update members via email as each date nears.
General meetings are usually held at Salvation Army (Richmond Community Church), 8280 Gilbert Road, Richmond, 9:30 AM. (map)
|October 7, 2020||09:30am – General Meeting, 10:15am – Guest Speaker & Members Welcome Back: Bob Kohl & associates (from Long & McQuade Vancouver): Pop-Up Store for Christmas/Seasonal/ Canada Music Week Books discount 25% on Zoom.|
|November 4, 2020||09:30am – General Meeting, 10:30am – Guest Speaker: Jarred Dunn on Chopin Etudes: Repertoire of Technique via Zoom.|
|December 2, 2020||09:30am – General Meeting, 10:30am – Guest Speaker: Jarred Dunn on Meddling or Pedalling: Chopin, Debussy, Messiaen via Zoom.|
|February 3, 2021||09:30am – General Meeting, 10:15am – Guest Speaker: Dr. Ross Salvosa on Muscle Memory and Photographic Memory: A Workshop on effective strategies and techniques to memorizing via Zoom.|
|March 3, 2021||09:30am – AGM & Election, 10:15am – General Meeting, Members Meet & Greet, Bob Kohl & associates (from Long & McQuade Vancouver): Books etc. for Sale|
|April 7, 2021||09:30am – General Meeting, 10:15am – Guest Speaker: TBA.|
|May 5, 2021||09:30am – General Meeting, 10:15AM – Guest Speaker: Facilitated Round Table Discussion – Covering current teacher concerns and interests.|
|June 1, 2021||11am – General Meeting, 11:30am- Year End Luncheon at TBA.|