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Interesting Discovery

Interesting discovery

In preparation for upcoming violin recital, we invited a piano repairman to fix some keys that were not working properly. Here is what he found inside the instrument — a vine from the pretty plant on top, trying to grow in the dark and getting in the way of the keys. Now that the problem has been diagnosed and fixed, our piano is ready to accompany our performers at the recital!

Interesting Discovery
2023-07-17T22:52:24-04:00June 9th, 2021|

Teach Music Week

Teach Music Week

Newton Violin Studio has been selected to participate in this event. Please contact us for more information! newtonviolin@gmail.com

Which musical instrument have YOU always wanted to play (or 2nd/3rd instrument if you are already a musician)? The 7th Annual Teach Music Week happening March 15-21 is your opportunity to take a free lesson on almost any instrument under the sun. You can find participating music schools and stores in your area at www.TeachMusicWeek.org and for virtual lessons you can get started from anywhere in the world!

2023-07-17T22:46:34-04:00March 11th, 2021|

Remote Teaching

Stan teaching over SkypeAfter successful trial runs, we are all set for remote teaching! Stan looks forward to seeing all his students next week, even if only on the screen.

2020-03-21T13:34:38-04:00March 20th, 2020|

Good luck to Derek Mar!

Next Saturday March 14, Stan’s student Derek Mar is performing in the Southeastern District Junior Festival, after having passed the audition for the Southeastern District of the Massachusetts Music Educators Association. We wish him good luck and hope he has a great time!

Massachusetts Music Educators Association

2020-03-10T23:56:35-04:00March 6th, 2020|

Congratulations to Andrew Li!

Congratulations to Andrew LiWe would like to congratulate Stan’s student Andrew Li for having been chosen to serve as concertmaster of the Needham High School Symphony Orchestra for this academic year. Andrew is a senior in Needham, and he has been studying violin with Stan since the summer of 2015. Andrew has been a star at our Studio Recitals too, performing masterpieces including Bach’s Sarabande from 1st Partita for Violin, Wieniawski’s Romance from 2nd Violin Concerto, Brahms’ Hungarian Dance No. 1, Paganini’s 1st Violin Concerto, and Sarasate’s Zigeunerweisen. Congratulations, Andrew — your talent and hard work deserve to be recognized!

2020-03-10T23:50:02-04:00December 17th, 2019|

Stan served as assistant concertmaster at the 2019 Holiday Pops concert

Stan served as assistant concertmaster at the 2019 Holiday Pops concertYesterday, our violin instructor Stan served as assistant concertmaster at the 2019 Holiday Pops concert with the Massachusetts Sympony Orchestra, at the beautiful Mechanics Hall in Worcester. Now the holiday season is really here. HAPPY HOLIDAYS everyone!

2020-03-10T23:47:31-04:00December 15th, 2019|

Congratulations to Henry Kim!

Henry KimCongratulations to our student Henry Kim for getting accepted to the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Benjamin Zander!! This premiere Boston Youth orchestra plays in Symphony Hall and has annual international tours. Henry is a member of the 2019 Massachusetts All-State Festival Orchestra, as well as the Youth Repertory Orchestra at the NEC.

Here a photo of Henry performing Wieniawski’s Scherzo Tarantella at our studio recital last weekend. We are very happy for you, Henry!

2020-03-10T23:37:59-04:00June 14th, 2019|

Stan Antonevich will be performing once again with the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra

Massachusetts Symphony OrchestraThis Sunday July 14, our violin instructor Stan Antonevich will be performing once again with the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, in the last concert of their 2019 Summer Series. There will be no singers, but there will be lots of music by Mozart, conducted by Maestro Myron Romanul! This is a FREE outdoor event, at the beautiful Institute Park in Worcester. Hope to see you all there, and don’t forget your lawn chairs!

2020-03-10T23:42:16-04:00June 12th, 2019|

Wonderful surprise

Stan Antonevich with Subaiou ZhangTwo weeks ago, our music director and instructor Stan Antonevich performed chamber music at a festival of new music by women composers in Hartford CT. Stan got a wonderful surprise running into his former student Subaiou Zhang, who was performing in the same festival. Subaiou is now a doctorate student of music at Boston University, we wish her the best of luck in her studies!

2019-04-15T13:46:37-04:00April 13th, 2019|
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